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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

Some thoughts from @devinpleuler on the use of Game State as a predictive, analytical tool:…. Scoreline. 14 Aug

.@colinttrainor uses advanced metrics to improve our understanding of defensive data:…. Stopper. 30 Jul

Less than a day to go! The OptaPro Marketing Coordinator application deadline is tomorrow:…. Rush. 26 Jul

Last few days before the application deadline for the OptaPro Marketing Coordinator role:…. Close. 24 Jul

If you didn't see it earlier this week, we're looking for an OptaPro Marketing Coordinator:…. Club. 11 Jul

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BLOG: Assessing the use of game state in predictive models

The data shows that whether a team is winning or losing affects the shots they take, but should game state be included in predictive models?
Posted by Devin Pleuler at 13:00

BLOG: Can Cook recover?

With calls for Alastair Cook to be dropped due to poor form, our cricket analysts look for precedents to a potential recovery.
Posted by Phil Oliver at 11:31
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NEWS: We're recruiting

We're looking for an OptaPro Marketing Coordinator
Posted by Simon Farrant at 18:05

BLOG: Throwing the Kitchen Sink. Efficiency of Half-Time substitutions.

How effective are half-time substitutions?
Posted by Devin Pleuler at 16:32

NEWS: OptaPro covering 2014 Toulon Tournament

Opta will be collecting full-level performance data from the entire 2014 Toulon Tournament.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 09:18