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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: Clustering playing styles in the modern day full-back

Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz provide a write-up of their OptaPro Analytics Forum poster presentation.
Posted by Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz at 00:00

BLOG: ProVision series – a closer look at the Danish Superliga

TruMedia Networks' Paul Carr uses ProVision to deliver this analysis focusing on the Danish SuperLiga.
Posted by Paul Carr at 00:00

VIDEO: Marek Kwiatkowski presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Marek’s presentation focuses on a personalised expected goals model, to help provide additional context in using this metric.
Posted by Marek Kwiatkowski at 00:00

VIDEO: Luke Bornn delivers guest talks at OptaPro Analytics Forum

The 2018 OptaPro Forum saw Luke Bornn (Sacramento Kings, formerly AS Roma) deliver the guest talk.
Posted by Luke Bornn at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro to return to Germany for second #OptaProKonferenz

OptaPro returns to Germany in March to host its second anlaytics conference in the country.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00