Genius Sports has agreed a deal with the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) to become the official data provider for the A-League Men and A-League Women club football competitions.
The agreement will cover the 2022-23 seasons of both leagues, with Genius Sports securing the exclusive rights to capture, manage and distribute official data from all matches and also distribute this to its global network of sportsbook partners.
Both A-Leagues have also committed to deploying Genius Sports’ optical tracking systems in select venues.
Genius Sports’ monitoring system cross-references real-time betting odds movements with predictive algorithms to automatically flag potentially suspicious activity.
“Genius are global leaders in data and integrity services and we are delighted to be building this partnership with them,” APL director of strategy and digital Michael Tange said. “Data underpins the Australian Professional Leagues’ strategy to make football Australia’s most entertaining sport..