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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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NEWS: OptaPro to present at SIMAI 2018

OptaPro will discuss some of their model and framework application at this conference that connects academics and practitioners.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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BLOG: T20 Series Analytical Preview - England v India

OptaPro identify potential tactics which could influence the outcome of the series.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00
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BLOG: Analysing Mexico’s Attacking Approach at the World Cup

As the World Cup reaches its knockout stage, we look at how Mexico have approached their matches so far from an attacking perspective.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

BLOG: Defining a T20 free-hit strategy in the IPL

OptaPro investigates bowler tendencies when delivering a free-hit and how it can potentially inform a batsman's strategy.
Posted by Francois Vainker at 00:00
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BLOG: The ‘modern’ Serie A full-back and their involvement in a team’s attacking play

Daniele Trombetta uses the Opta Sequence framework to profile the different types of full-back in Serie A last season.
Posted by Daniele Trombetta at 00:00
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