Opta provides data-powered insights to the Premier League

Opta provides data-powered insights to the Premier League

Premier League

Opta, the Official Data Supplier of the UK's premier football league 

In 2013 Opta was named as the Official data partner of the Premier League. For the past five seasons Opta has provided live, uniquely detailed data to the league and affiliate organisations helping to innovate content and drive more insightful conversation around one of the World's most popular football leagues. 

As part of this longstanding partnership, Opta covers every game in the Premier League calendar with a bespoke and detailed data collection process, producing a wealth of insightful data that has been used to accelerate the league across a variety of platforms. 

Opta's suite of data products are utilised across the Premier League's digital and social channels, powering their match centres, data zone and dedicated fantasy football programme. The partnership also sees the provision of data to increase the analytic value of broadcast, betting and performance analysis

As part of Opta's commitment to stay at the forefront of sports analytics, the 2017/18 season has seen the introduction of advanced metrics and tracking data to Opta's already extensive Premier League data set. These advanced metrics, including expected goals, have already been showcased across coverage of the Premier League by various sports media outlets including the BBC, Sky Sports, The Times and BT Sport.  


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