Adding detail to official programming

Opta are experienced at helping broadcasters maximise the quality of their high-profile rights, engaging and enthralling millions of viewers in the process.

30 - Lionel Messi has scored his first-ever goal against Chelsea in nine appearances, netting with his 30th shot ag… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 minutes ago

6 - Six of Willian's nine Champions League goals for Chelsea have come from outside the box (67%). Laser. https://t.co/89Px69kypt 11 minutes ago

6 - Since joining Chelsea in 2013/14, Willian has scored more Champions League goals from outside the box than any… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 minutes ago

61 - Bayern Munich are previously unbeaten in their last 61 competitive matches that Thomas Müller has scored in (W… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 51 minutes ago

23 - Barcelona have won 23 games overall against English clubs in the Champions League; more than any other team. G… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

791 - Luis Suarez has failed to score in the last 791 minutes on the pitch in the Champions League, his longest goa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

0 - Lionel Messi has faced Chelsea eight times without scoring a single goal from 29 shots; his worst record agains… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 11 Dec

11 - Barcelona finished top of their group for the 11th consecutive season, the longest run in the history of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

221 - Idrissa Gueye has made 221 tackles in the Premier League since his Everton debut in August 2016; 13 more than… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

3 - Tonight was only the third time Manchester City have failed to score in a match this season, with lower league… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 hours ago

Enhancing broadcast productions

Integration into the live broadcast environment

Opta have extensive experience of integrating bespoke data feeds and editorial services into live broadcast environments.  Opta can help add additional context to a match or the opinion of a broadcaster, as well as significantly enhance technical infrastructure by integrating:

  • Detailed data into live graphic production software
  • Metadata to create efficient video archiving processes and reduce editing times
  • Metadata for automated clip generation
  • Live editorial services to support the production process


Some of our data in action

BBC showing action areas for the Scotland v South Africa game using Opta data.

Opta player data is used to construct a head-to-head comparison

Sky Sport using Opta data to show average formation

Sky Sport using Opta data to show Everton's average formation against Man Utd

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