The latest happenings at Opta

All of the latest news from the home of high definition performance data.

49 - Huddersfield will be the 49th different team to play in the PL and will be in the top-flight for the first tim… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago

1 - Huddersfield are the 1st team in @EFL history to be promoted having conceded more goals than they’ve scored in the league campaign. Up. 10 hours ago

2 - Huddersfield are only the second @EFL club to be promoted via the play-offs in all three divisions (also Blackpool). Experts. 10 hours ago

3 - Reading have lost three of their last five penalty shootouts in all competitions. Nervy. 10 hours ago

5 - Huddersfield have won all five of their previous penalty shootouts in the play-offs - no other team has won more than one. Experience. 10 hours ago

1 - This is the first second tier play-off final to finish 0-0. Drab. 10 hours ago

2 - Huddersfield have won both of their previous playoff finals that went to extra-time, while Reading have lost both of theirs. Edge. 11 hours ago

3 - Huddersfield have been promoted from 3 of their 4 play-off finals, winning promotion in 1995, 2004 and 2012. Impressive. 14 hours ago

18 - The previous three play-off finals involving Reading have seen a total of 18 goals scored (an average of six per game). Bonanza. 14 hours ago

3 - Reading have lost in each of their previous three play-off final appearances, while only Sheffield United have lost more (4). Hurdle. 15 hours ago

Opta news

RSS Feed

NEWS Western Union to Use Opta Data

UEFA Europa League sponsors Western Union have used Opta data in their 1 Pass Initiative. Western Union will provide 1 day of school for a child for every pass made in the tournament.

Read more

Posted by opta at 14:24

1 Comments

NEWS Opta Announce Partnership with Bet Smart Media

Opta have announced a partnership with Canadian technology firm Bet Smart Media to bring innovative analytical products to i-gaming clients across the world.

Read more

Posted by Simon Banoub at 10:54

0 Comments

NEWS Opta Nominated for Industry Awards

Opta have been nominated in the Best Use of Social Media category at the 2012 Football Business Awards.

Read more

Posted by opta at 14:30

0 Comments

NEWS Opta to Speak at Big Data in Sport Event

Opta are jointly hosting a Big Data in Sport event with Squawka Sports on 20th September in central London. Marketing Director Simon Banoub will be speaking about The Changing Face of Sports Data in a programme that also includes speakers from Repucom, Mobile Roadie, Two Circles Sport and Squawka.

Read more

Posted by opta at 14:27

0 Comments