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.@neilcharles_uk applies an innovative approach to visualising passing data, taking inspiration from wind maps.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 hours ago

BLOG: With the 2018 @CPL underway, OptaPro considers the most effective options available for bowling to St. Kitts… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 12 hours ago

An analytical preview of Arsenal Vs Manchester City from @PaulCarr of @TruMediaSports. Opener. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 12 Aug

NEWS: OptaPro and Eredivisie relationship sees all 18 clubs this season able to apply Opta data to inform decision-… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 Aug

BLOG: Ahead of the start of the Premier League season, @PaulCarr explores playing styles in an analytical preview o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 Aug

Following on from this article, the latest OptaPro analysis focuses on @FalconsRugby and the impact artificial surf… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 Aug

BLOG: OptaPro takes a closer look at Newcastle Falcons and how their artificial pitch has impacted on their playing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 Aug

OptaPro applies data to analyse how artificial surfaces affect playing styles in rugby union. Generation. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 6 Aug

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VIDEO: Freddie Wilson presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Freddie's presentation uses clustering techniques to analyse how certain defences concede chances, and the particular chances they are more vulnerable to.
Posted by Freddie Wilson at 00:00

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

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

BLOG: 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum – a review of the day

A look at the 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum along with a discussion around the event's relationship with the wider industry.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00