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.

9 - Southampton have now lost nine points from leading positions at St Mary’s this season; more than any other Prem… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

9 - Harry Kane has scored nine goals in his last five starts in the Premier League, with all nine coming from insid… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 8 hours ago

197 - There were just 197 seconds between Southampton’s opener and Harry Kane’s equaliser for Tottenham. Response. 8 hours ago

28 - Since the start of 2012-13, Spurs have won 28 of a possible 33 points in the Premier League against Southampto… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 10 hours ago

21 - Manchester City are now unbeaten in 21 Premier League matches against Newcastle United (W18 D3) – extending th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Jan

3 - Sergio Aguero has scored the first perfect Premier League hat-trick since the Argentine himself scored one agai… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Jan

13 – Only Wayne Rooney (15) has scored more Premier League goals versus Newcastle than Sergio Aguero (13). Haunt. 20 Jan

10 - Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assists in the Premier League this season than any other player. Delivery. 20 Jan

13 - Sergio Aguero has had a hand in 13 Premier League goals against Newcastle (11 goals, 2 assists), averaging a g… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Jan

14 - David de Gea has kept more clean sheets than any other goalkeeper in Europe’s big five leagues this season (14). Reliable. 20 Jan

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