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.

Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic? Antonio Conte's ultimate dilemma explained with @OptaJoe stats. twitter.com/NizaarKinsella… 31 minutes ago

3 - Only Brian Clough (4) & Alex Ferguson (4) have won the League Cup on more occasions than Jose Mourinho (3). bit.ly/2l6wAPm 51 minutes ago

6 - Spurs have conceded more goals in four European games at Wembley this season (6) than in 12 league games at White Hart Lane (5). Curse. 12 hours ago

1 - Victor Wanyama is the first African player to score for Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. Hope. 12 hours ago

4 - Since the start of 2013-14, Harry Kane has scored 4 own goals in all competitions - twice as many as any other Spurs player. Misguided. 13 hours ago

12 - Christian Eriksen has scored his first goal in 12 games in all competitions for Spurs. Leveller. 13 hours ago

5 - Prior to Leicester, the last reigning top-flight champion to lose five league games in a row were Chelsea in March 1956. Sacked. 13 hours ago

7 – Tottenham have been eliminated from 7 of their last 8 European knockout ties (excl. qualifiers) when losing the first leg. Grind. 14 hours ago

100 - @WayneRooney has scored 100 PL goals at Old Trafford - only Thierry Henry has scored more at a single ground… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 15 hours ago

Angel Di Maria & Leroy Sane lead @ChampionsLeague Team of the last 16: goal.com/en/news/1716/c… https://t.co/eL4FSsXh0Y 19 hours ago

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