Understanding Opta's Performance Data feeds

Opta's Performance Data feeds is the most detailed live sports information available anywhere.

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34 - There have been 34 goals scored in the Last 16 1st leg this season, a joint-high in a single CL knockout stage Matchday. Deluge. 7 hours ago

380 - Jamie Vardy has scored with his first shot on target in 380 minutes for Leicester. Lifeline. 7 hours ago

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Performance Data feeds

Introduction to Opta's Performance Data feeds

Opta's Performance Data feeds are the most detailed live sports information available anywhere. Data within these feeds is supplied with a time-stamp and an x/y pitch co-ordinate, enabling publishers to create a wide variety of enthralling and engaging digital experiences.

Opta has the widest variety of delivery methods available, offering maximum flexibility and convenience.

For more basic data, try our Core Data feeds and for our standard live data have a look at our Classic Data feeds.

The sports covered include:

Football

Our Performance Data feeds for football include:

  • Live, detailed Performance Data by player and team.
  • Positional information, including x,y co-ordinates and time-stamps.
  • Season-to-date cumulative data.
  • Historical data sets, suitable for advanced mathematical analysis.

For more basic data, try our Core Data feeds and for our standard live data have a look at our Classic Data feeds.

Rugby Union

Our Performance Data feeds for rugby union include:

  • Fully detailed positional information on every on-the-ball event, including x,y location data on kicking start and end points.
  • Live, detailed coverage on every major domestic and international competition.
  • Granular player and team information, covering every facet of the game.

For more basic data, try our Core Data feeds and for our standard live data have a look at our Classic Data feeds.

Rugby League 

Our Performance Data feeds for rugby league include:

  • Fully detailed positional information on every on-the-ball event, including x,y location data on kicking start and end points.
  • Live, detailed coverage on every major domestic and international competition.
  • Granular player and team information, covering every facet of the game.

For more basic data, try our Core Data feeds and for our standard live data have a look at our Classic Data feeds.

Cricket

Our Performance Data feeds for cricket include:

  • x,y positional information, suitable for generating wagon-wheels and pitch-maps.
  • Detailed live stats by player and team, including shot types, fielder actions and location, a detailed delivery map, text commentaries and season-to-date cumulative information.
  • Coverage on men's and women's international cricket in all formats, as well as all county competitions.
  • Live Fastpath cricket data, ideal for use in the betting industry.

For more basic data, try our Core Data feeds and for our standard live data have a look at our Classic Data feeds.

Also, for our fastest cricket data feed, ideally for use in the the betting industry, try our Fastpath cricket service.

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