Predictive modelling and analysis

Opta's uniquely detailed data allows an incredibly high level of analysis. Our team of in-house statisticians are mining this data to create the best predictive and analytical models and algorithms.

4 - Mohamed Salah has scored four times this season for Liverpool in the Champions League; including one against Se… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 minutes ago

7 - No player has been directly involved in more Champions League goals this season than Harry Kane (7 – five score… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 34 minutes ago

13 - Kevin De Bruyne has been directly involved in 13 goals in his last 14 games for Manchester City in all competi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 38 minutes ago

143 - @petercrouch has now made more substitute appearances than any other player in @premierleague history. Super. 21 hours ago

6 - Stoke City have scored more goals from corner situations than any other @premierleague side this season. Sense. 22 hours ago

7 - Xherdan Shaqiri has been involved in more Premier League goals in 11 games this season (2 goals, 5 assists) tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

2 - Stoke are aiming to win consecutive away league games for the first time since October 2015. Mission. https://t.co/coDUKziMsG 23 hours ago

326 - This will be Darren Fletcher's 326th Premier League appearance - the most by any Scottish player in the compe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Nov

30 - Mesut Ozil has created more goalscoring chances from open play than any other Premier League player this seaso… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Nov

8 - Since the start of the 2014-15 season, no Premier League side has been given more cards for simulation than Chelsea (8). Tumble. 20 Nov

Analytics

The next frontier in sports data

Analytics represents the next frontier in the sports data industry, and Opta is at the forefront of it.

Our uniquely wide-ranging and consistent database means that it represents the gold standard for any sports analyst who requires accuracy and forensic levels of detail.

We have developed a suite of analytical products and services that help our clients in professional sport fine-tune their performance, proficiently scout their opponents and effectively recruit new talent.

Predictive analytics & data modelling

In the betting and gaming space, analytics is being increasingly harnessed to create the models that are so important to running a thriving sportsbook.

Opta's in-house team of statisticians are always looking to how an edge can be gained in competitive environments such as these.  We incorporate data management, complex mathematics and an accessible presentation style to deliver a competitive advantage to our customers.

We have also partnered with the cream of the sports analytics industry to integrate market-leading feeds into systems that are already well used and highly regarded. 

Our analytics in action

Investec use Opta data and analytical insight to product a runs predictor application as part of their England cricket sponsorship.

A cricket wagon wheel graphic, created using Opta data for BBC Sport.

The Guardian Chalkboards

Opta data is used to create player profiles for Rugby and show their key attributes