180 - Sunderland have spent 21 days of this season's Premier League out of the drop-zone (a league-high 180/201 in bottom 3). Checkout. 18 minutes ago

15 - Middlesbrough have had their woodwork hit more times than any other team so far in the @premierleague this season. Frame. 46 minutes ago

68 - @SUFC_tweets (68 points) have already surpassed their league points total in 2015-16 (66) with 12 games to spa… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 hours ago

9 - @MillwallFC have now kept nine successive clean sheets in all competitions for the first time since April 1926… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 7 hours ago

15 - Newcastle United failed to score with their first 15 shots vs Brighton tonight, but have now netted two of their last three. Timing. 19 hours ago

9 - @drfc_official's John Marquis has now scored 9 goals in @EFL League Two in 2017, only @StevenageFC's Matt Godden (10) has more. Hotshots 19 hours ago

3 - @CAFCofficial's Ricky Holmes has scored his first hat-trick since December 21st 2012 (for Barnet v Burton Albio… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

18 - Conor Hourihane has now been involved in 18 goals in the @EFL Championship this season (7 goals, 11 assists).… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

8 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has now scored eight goals in his last 11 competitive appearances for @wwfcofficial. Unit. https://t.co/vB57A2oPlZ 19 hours ago

17 - Sam Jones was the 17th different player to score for @officialgtfc this season in League Two; no side has had more goalscorers. Variety 20 hours ago

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NEWS Opta powers FiveThirtyEight prediction table

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

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In the last 12 months, Opta has collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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The Opta difference

Our unique collection methodology allows us to produce highly detailed player performance data.

The below widget outlines the main collected actions from the Premier League 2016/2017 season to date. 

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