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NEWS Opta powers FiveThirtyEight prediction table

Opta data powers ESPN owned, FiveThirtyEight’s prediction table for the Premier League.

The sophisticated model uses a number of different metrics such as Expected Goals, Non-Shot Expected Goals and Adjusted Goals, combining them to come out with a final league table whilst also looking at the probability of each individual match.

As well as the model being used for the Premier League, it is also available for the other top leagues in Europe as well as the Champions League.

For more information on the model email info@optasports.com.

Posted by opta at 12:04