Editorial Data and Betting Data

From the start of the 2019/20 season Football DataCo has awarded the rights to collect and distribute event data as follows:

Editorial – Opta Sports contact: +44 (0) 20 3372 0841
Betting – Betgenius contact: contactus@geniussports.com

Please note that a separate data usage licence is required for any commercial usage of official data, which includes predictive/fantasy games and betting. Please contact Football DataCo at info@football-dataco.com for more details.
Opta, part of Perform, is a leading global provider of live, detailed sports data. Rich, accurate Opta data is used by over 1,000 clients in 40+ different countries, including the world’s leading sports broadcasters, digital media outlets, governing bodies, clubs, bookmakers, fantasy gaming providers, brands and sponsors.

Uniquely detailed, live Opta data is collected, analysed, databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch. This combination of breadth and speed means that Opta data is the ideal way to create a detailed, ongoing narrative across all platforms, as the on-pitch drama unfolds.

Built on a consistent, robust approach across our global data collection operation, all Opta data is collected to the same industry-leading standard, using the same software and the same definitions. Our expert editorial teams across the world use this archive, as well as live data, to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity, credibility and sophistication.

Opta’s investment in data science, focusing on the creation of new analytical models, provides audiences with new understanding of on-pitch performances through deeper, data-powered insights.

Customers and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data. Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this continued passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta data has become the byword for credibility and insight.
Betgenius is the global leader in the distribution of live sports data. It delivers the fastest, most accurate and reliable live betting content to licensed sportsbook operators in regulated markets across the globe. As part of Genius Sports Group, Betgenius’ live trading and data solutions are underpinned by robust technology at every stage of the sports data value chain, from accredited in-stadia collection via a network of over 7,000 highly trained statisticians, to verification and split-second distribution to our partners.

As the official betting data partner to more than 200 rights holders, Betgenius offers licensed sportsbook operators a secure supply of the highest quality live data on hundreds of thousands of fixtures per year, optimised to drive maximum value from their in-play betting products and provide a platform for innovation.

Betgenius’ sister division, Genius Sports, works alongside sports governing bodies, including Football DataCo, in an official capacity to safeguard the integrity of their competitions.