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18 - West Ham have conceded the most penalties in the Premier League over the course of the last three seasons. Clumsy. 1 hours ago

50 - Burnley have blocked 50 opposition shots this season. The average for the 19 other teams is 16 blocks. Barrier. 3 hours ago

43% - Burnley have the highest proportion of shots from headers in the Premier League this season. Nod. 3 hours ago

9 - In the last three seasons, Jamie Vardy has won nine PL penalties - four more than the next highest figure earned by a player. Tumble. 18 Sep

13 - Mohamed Salah has fired in more shots on target than any other player in the Premier League this season. Settled. 18 Sep

32 - @HKane has had more shots than Swansea City (30) this season - both have scored just twice. White. 18 Sep

68 - Chelsea have committed more fouls than any other team in the Premier League this season. Naughty. 18 Sep

105 - Jose Mourinho is unbeaten as a manager in every home league game his sides have played on a Sunday (W81 D24 L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Sep

1 - Vincent Janssen has scored with his first shot on target in the Turkish Süper Lig. Lethal. https://t.co/L7ZUbZsGUF 17 Sep

3 - Anthony Martial has scored 3 goals in his last 5 Premier League games, as many as in his previous 19. Revival. https://t.co/4YdOvisSfC 17 Sep

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NEWS Opta and adidas Create Unique Partnership to Define "The Engine"

Based on the adidas insight, Opta have helped to reveal the fundamental character of 'The Engine' by finding out how to measure and quantify his performances.

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BLOG Getting Them There Is Not Enough

When I first started in sports journalism, holding on to an exclusive story was pretty easy. Newspapers were printed twice, maybe three times a night. If you held your story back for the last edition none of your rivals would be able to react. For a whole day your paper would be the only place wh..

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NEWS Opta Powered Cricket Rankings Revamped

The Opta powered FTI MVP rankings system has been overhauled in time for the start of the 2013 county cricket season. The system uses Opta's uniquely detailed cricket data to analyse the performances of players around the country on a like-for-like basis.

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BLOG Product Development Update: Introducing Opta Trends

In the first of a series, Opta's head of betting services, Nathan Gregson, talks about an innovative new product - Opta Trends.

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Posted by Nathan Gregson at 11:24

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