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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

Insightful piece from @colinttrainor on analysing goalkeeping performance. bit.ly/1yeAU05. Repeatability. 21 Oct

We've written a blog for the @premierleague website, on last season's top PL passers: premierleague.com/en-gb/news/new…. Threaded. 7 Oct

OptaPro's John Coulson featured in this month's @WiredUK magazine. Q was: "How will analytics change sport?". Leader. http://t.co/VLIcMS9PVn 6 Oct

More excellent work from @RWhittall on the @21stClub blog, this time looking at player recruitment: optasportspro.com/about/interest…. Scout. 30 Sep

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NEWS Opta at the On Deck Conference NYC

Opta’s Devin Pleuler and Angus McNab have been invited to present at this year’s On Deck Sports and Technology Conference.
Posted at 12:00

BLOG: OptaPro in MLS

How OptaPro is changing the beautiful game -an insight into how Opta data has changed MLS.
Posted by Harley Lillywhite at 15:46

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