News & Blog

News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

.@penaltyblog showcases a new approach to visualise player statistics. Radar. 19 Jul

This @SportTechie article provides insight into the data-driven culture at the New York Mets. Plate. 13 Jul

.@FinerMargins has compiled and categorised links to useful football analytics resources. Comprehensive. 10 Jul

The latest #ThreeAtTheBack episode provides additional insight into sequence data & the possessions framework.…… 6 Jul

.@WillTGM builds on his #OptaProForum presentation with this in-depth article on fast attacks from deep. Counter. 4 Jul

Hosted by @Worville, this episode also features @GregorydSam and @jmyrharkins. Quants.… 4 Jul

PODCAST: This episode of #ThreeAtTheBack discusses & applies the new Opta possessions & sequences framework.…… 4 Jul

.@GregorydSam discusses his role and the wider OptaPro data science team at YSS Statistical Showcase 2017. Presente…… 30 Jun

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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

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

NEWS: OptaPro integration with Nacsport platform

Fully integrated Opta data into Nacsport's advanced professional analysis platform.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 11:19

BLOG: Augmenting free-kick data for more meaningful results

Why free-kick success doesn't tell the whole story: avoiding the pitfalls of a small sample size.
Posted by Devin Pleuler at 16:36

GUEST BLOG: An alternative analysis of Key Passes

Colin Trainor mines OptaPro's Premier League Key Pass data in order to glean greater meaning.
Posted by Colin Trainor at 10:35