Understanding Opta data feeds

Opta offers a wide variety of data feeds and these are split into three different tiers, depending on the level of detail - Core Data, Classic Data and Performance Data.

11 - Pep Guardiola has now won 11 of his 18 semi-final ties, winning 10 of those finals, including each of the last… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

4 - Man City have progressed to a domestic cup final for the fourth time in the last six seasons (excl. Community S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

550 - Marlon Pack's header ended Bristol City's run of 550 minutes without scoring a goal from open play. Consolation. 4 hours ago

14 – Kevin de Bruyne has provided 14 assists for Manchester City in all competitions this season; more than any oth… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

5 – Leroy Sane has either scored or assisted in five of his six appearances for Manchester City in 2018 (3 goals, 3… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

0 - Bristol City are the only team in the top four English leagues yet to score a non-penalty goal in 2018. Concern. 5 hours ago

5 - Pep Guardiola has lost five of his last six semi-final ties, after winning nine of his first 11. Downturn. https://t.co/kHHHkTmLBF 6 hours ago

2001 - The last time a Championship side overturned a semi-final first leg deficit against a Premier League club in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 hours ago

10 - Sean Dyche's Burnley have kept 10 clean sheets in 24 Premier League games this season; as many as they achieve… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 8 hours ago

3 - Jurgen Klopp has lost more Premier League games against @SwansOfficial than he has vs any other side in the competition. Clipped. 22 Jan

Opta data feeds overview

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We work constantly, improving and developing our feeds to ensure that our market-leading level of data gets to your system as quickly and easily as possible.

Data feeds available

Opta data feeds are split into three main categories:

  • Core Data feeds - contains basic match data from a wide variety of competitions across the world.
  • Classic Data feeds - more detailed statistical data and aggregated stats.
  • Performance Data feeds - the most detailed level of live data available anywhere, containing x,y coordinates and time-stamps.
     

Hundreds of competitions covered 

The type of feeds we can provide include:

  • Fixtures and results.
  • Line-ups, league tables and live scores.
  • Live stats by player and team, including:

- shots (on/off target, outcome and inside/outside area).
- passes (long/short, successful/unsuccessful and zone)
- assists, through balls and key passes.
- tackles and duels (successful/unsuccessful).
- clearances, blocks and interceptions.
- saves and goalkeeper actions.
- fouls and foul type.

  • Text commentaries.
  • Positional information, including x,y coordinates and time-stamps of every on-ball action.
  • Season-to-date cumulative stats.
  • Historical data sets. 

The world of sport, direct and in detail

Sports data feeds provided by Opta include the biggest competitions in:

  • Football.
  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Cricket.
  • Tennis.
  • Golf.
  • Handball.
  • Basketball.
  • American Football

And more.