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.

11 - Filipe Morais is the 10th player to provide 11+ English league assists this season, despite his first one coming on Feb 28th. Unreal. 11 minutes ago

10 - Filipe Morais has provided more league assists in 2017 than any other player in the top four tiers. Generous. 15 minutes ago

3 - Rochdale have scored 3+ goals in a league game 12 times this season, only Doncaster have done so more in the top 4 tiers (13). Glut. 40 minutes ago

3 - Nile Ranger has scored in three consecutive league games for the first time in his career. Power. 55 minutes ago

18 – James Collins has scored 18 league goals this term, 3 more than he’s managed in any previous campaign in the Football League. Talisman. 58 minutes ago

20 – Swindon Town have had 20 different scorers in a league season for the first time since 2011/12. Variety. 1 hours ago

105 - Conor Thomas' strike against Millwall was his first goal in 105 league games since scoring vs Blackpool in January 2012. Winner. 1 hours ago

3 – Bright Samuel has scored three goals in his last two league games for Blackpool, two more than he managed in his previous 53. Upturn. 1 hours ago

69% - 22 of Leyton Orient’s 32 points this season have come away from home - the highest share in English league football. Voyagers. 1 hours ago

42.5% - Billy Sharp has been involved in 31 of Sheffield Utd's 73 league goals (26 goals, 5 assists), the highest % in League One. Honed. 2 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