Supporting presenters & pundits

Opta is skilled at assisting broadcast talent by integrating our data within touchscreen systems or providing data to support the narrative as it evolves.

3:49 - At 3 minutes 49 seconds, Alexis Sanchez’s opening goal was @Arsenal's fastest ever in an FA Cup final. Quick… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 minutes ago

Pre-order @oilysailor's book 'Outside the box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football':… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 23 May

5 - Alexis Sanchez has scored in five successive games for Arsenal in all comps for the first time ever. Timely. https://t.co/vOzMQBLPE2 41 minutes ago

45 - Alexis Sanchez has been directly involved in 45 goals in 51 appearances for Arsenal this season (30 goals, 15 assists). Handy. 48 minutes ago

392 - Per Mertesacker is set to start his first game for Arsenal since April 30th 2016 (v Norwich), 392 days ago. https://t.co/YAbIqltHOj 1 hours ago

2 - Chelsea have lost just twice in their last 13 games against Arsenal in all competitions (W8 D3). Governed. https://t.co/u9LfwZzBSg 2 hours ago

2 - This will be the second FA Cup final contested between Arsenal and Chelsea. The Gunners winning 2-0 in the 2002… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

1.2 - Marco Silva averaged 1.2 points per game in the Premier League, the best rate of any Hull manager. Buzzed. https://t.co/1OK97g9gIM 4 hours ago

20 - This is Arsenal’s 20th FA Cup final appearance, the most in history. They haven’t lost any of their last five… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago

4 - Chelsea haven’t lost any of their last four FA Cup Finals, all of which have been contested at Wembley. Steely. youtu.be/mH-L65HlYDk 5 hours ago

In-studio

Assisting talent & supporting production teams

Opta data can be used to provide objective data to support the opinions of your presentation teams and studio talent.  Positional data can bring your analysis to life through the use of innovative and insightful visualisations such as player touchmaps and average formation graphics.

Fully integrated with cutting edge touchscreen solutions

To enable the best possible analytical approach, Opta data is fully integrated with a number of touchscreen solutions, including Hego, RT Software and Alston Elliot.

This means that presenters and pundits have a whole range of Opta performance data at their fingertips.  This includes regular match statistics and head to head data but also scales up to the most detailed data such as highly granular player pass maps.

Consistent data across leagues & competitions

For a broadcaster with a suite of rights, Opta are an ideal partner.  We collect data from all of the world's premier sports competitions using the same collection methodology.

This means that production teams can have access to comparative data across leagues and an unmatched historical archive, bringing context to the analysis in a way that no other data supplier can.

Some of the Opta data in action

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.

Sky Sport using Opta data to show average formation

Sky Sports using Opta player stats

Aguero Touches