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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

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BLOG: 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum review

A review and reflection of the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Game plan analysis in rugby union

Neil Watson provides the third installment in his series of analytical blogs for OptaPro.
Posted by Neil Watson at 00:00

BLOG: The 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum

The 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted at 00:00

BLOG: Expected Goals in context

This blog serves as an update of Sam Green's original article that introduced expected goals.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro Forum guest speaker announced

Dennis Lock, Director of Analytics at the Miami Dolphins, will deliver the guest talk at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00