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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 powers FiveThirtyEight prediction table

Opta data powers ESPN owned, FiveThirtyEight’s prediction table for the Premier League.

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NEWS Chinese Official Premier League Broadcaster SuperSport features Opta Big Match Preview

The current Premier League Official Broadcaster in China, SuperSport, featured the Opta Big Match Preview as part of their match preview coverage.

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NEWS Opta data integrated in FoxSports VR app for the first time.

Sunday night’s (11th December) Audi MLS Cup final between Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC saw a first for MLS with the game being broadcast on FoxSport’s Virtual Reality App FoxSports VR, integrating detailed Opta data in a virtual reality first.

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NEWS Seminar hosting at Birkbeck College

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe will be hosting a seminar at Birkbeck College in London on Monday 21st November at 6pm.

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