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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: Re-examining finishing skill

Sam Gregory adopts a simple Bayesian approach to examine finishing skill.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

VIDEO: Dennis Lock delivers guest talk at OptaPro Forum

The Miami Dolphins Director of Analytics delivers a talk on integrating analytics within elite sport.
Posted by Dennis Lock at 00:00

PODCAST: Roundup of German Conference

The latest episode of Three At The Back is now available to download.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

VIDEO: William Spearman presents at the OptaPro Forum

William Spearman combines Opta data and tracking data in his presentation that showcases a passing probability model.
Posted by William Spearman at 00:00

BLOG: OptaPro German Conference takes place

Over 50 analysis and recruitment staff from a range of clubs gathered at Signal Iduna Park for the inaugural OptaPro German Conference.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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