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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

.@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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BLOG: ProVision series - applying sequences to preview Arsenal vs Manchester City

Paul Carr uses the Opta sequence framework to preview Arsenal's opening day Premier League clash with Manchester City.
Posted by Paul Carr at 00:00

BLOG: ProVision series – scouting for the Premier League

The latest in this series sees Paul Carr apply data to tackling a common recruitment problem.
Posted by Paul Carr at 00:00

BLOG: Sequences and the Premier League

Tom Worville applies sequence data to the 2016/17 Premier League season.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Expected Goals – European leaderboards

OptaPro provides the latest round-up of expected goal leaderboards from across Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

BLOG: Carry on dribbling

Tom Worville discusses a metric to help quantify how well players can progress with the ball at their feet.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00