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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: Examining Heracles’ strong start to the Eredivisie season

OptaPro evaluates the key factors behind the Dutch club's strong start to 2018/19.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

CASE STUDY: Managing player pathways at KNVB

An insight into how OptaPro is supporting the Dutch federation's national teams.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00
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BLOG: Kane’s World – Shots, pressure and clarity in the Premier League

Data scientist Tom Worville uses Opta's shot pressure and shot clarity qualifiers to identify the shooting habits of players in the Premier League.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

NEWS: Pedro Marques of SL Benfica to participate in Q&A at 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum

SL Benfica’s youth technical director, Pedro Marques, will return to the 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum to participate in a Q&A session.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: ProVision Cricket launched by OptaPro

Read about ProVision Cricket, the new product launched by OptaPro, developed in partnership with TruMedia.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00