Live sports data to power graphics

Opta's data can be used to power a suite of different broadcast graphics, from live match information to pre-match, half-time or post-game analysis.

Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic? Antonio Conte's ultimate dilemma explained with @OptaJoe stats. twitter.com/NizaarKinsella… 1 hours ago

3 - Only Brian Clough (4) & Alex Ferguson (4) have won the League Cup on more occasions than Jose Mourinho (3). bit.ly/2l6wAPm 1 hours ago

6 - Spurs have conceded more goals in four European games at Wembley this season (6) than in 12 league games at White Hart Lane (5). Curse. 12 hours ago

1 - Victor Wanyama is the first African player to score for Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. Hope. 13 hours ago

4 - Since the start of 2013-14, Harry Kane has scored 4 own goals in all competitions - twice as many as any other Spurs player. Misguided. 14 hours ago

12 - Christian Eriksen has scored his first goal in 12 games in all competitions for Spurs. Leveller. 14 hours ago

5 - Prior to Leicester, the last reigning top-flight champion to lose five league games in a row were Chelsea in March 1956. Sacked. 14 hours ago

7 – Tottenham have been eliminated from 7 of their last 8 European knockout ties (excl. qualifiers) when losing the first leg. Grind. 15 hours ago

100 - @WayneRooney has scored 100 PL goals at Old Trafford - only Thierry Henry has scored more at a single ground… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago

Angel Di Maria & Leroy Sane lead @ChampionsLeague Team of the last 16: goal.com/en/news/1716/c… https://t.co/eL4FSsXh0Y 20 hours ago

On-screen

Powering live presentation graphics

Opta's XML data feeds can be used to power your on-screen presentation graphics before, during and after a game, offering your viewers new and advanced data insights. Our XML formatted data ranges from simple cards, goals and scorelines, through to in-depth player stats and positional data.

Integrated with third party software

To make this process easier we have established successful partnerships with a number of key providers in the industry, including Hego, Alston Elliot and RT Software.

A stunning range of graphical insights

The types of insight we can provide include the following:

  • Player touch maps: plot the location of touches on the virtual pitch
  • Penalty placement: plot the location of previous penalties by a player or team
  • Team attack locations: do teams attack predominantly through the middle or on the wings?
  • Team average formations: plot the average position of players on the virtual pitch
  • Goal and shot arrows: show the location of goals and shots
  • Fouls won/Fouls conceded: plot fouls won or fouls conceded to show trends
  • Tackle markers: plot where tackles by a certain player or team take place
  • Passing and crossing arrows, including assists: analyse whether the majority of a team's goals come from one area of the pitch
  • Passes between two players: show how two specific players link up


Some broadcast examples

Sky Sport using Opta data to show average formation

Opta data used to create a kick radar

Sky Sports using Opta data to compare Courtois and Cech.

Aguero Touches