What can you do with Sportmonks' data?
Sports data has many great uses, and hundreds of ideas are already created and implemented in websites and apps. We've compiled some of the best ways our customers have used sports data.
Do you have a great business idea, and are you insecure about creating your dream application with a sports data API? This is the right place to find out if your idea would be possible. Keep in mind that these are only a couple of examples, and there are way more ideas and dreams that will become a reality/come true using the Sportmonks API.
Livescore applications are prevalent among sports fans. The fans always want to know who is playing, which team is more likely to win the match (based on odds or statistics), which team is ahead, what the score means for the standings and which teams and players score.
Do you dream about creating the best livescore application in the world? We created a guide, 'how-to build a livescore page', which shows what endpoints and includes you need to use.
Fantasy games are trendy among football fans. Creating a winning team or predicting the best XI is the perfect way to engage your users. To create a fantasy game, you will need player statistics and ratings, among other things.
Betting is hot. People like to earn money by betting on their favourite sports. Sports betting is something most fans have done at least once in their lives. Many fans are going a step further. They want to compare the odds of different bookmakers to create their ultimate bet.
For this idea, we’ve created two guides: 'how-to build an odds portal' and 'how-to build a match page with odds'.
Another excellent idea is to predict the future based on data and science. People are always looking for ways to beat the bookmakers. The previous idea is ideal for combining with predictions. You can build an application to make predictions of the big leagues and matches like the Premier League, Champions League, and World Cup.
The Sportmonks Prediction API includes over 900 leagues. We have created the guide 'how-to-use the predictions API' to help you get started.
The concept of displaying statistics in your application is excellent. Sports fans and data freaks are always looking into these statistics to discuss who's better (Messi or Ronaldo). Even professional football clubs discuss players' statistics to decide which players are reinforcements for their club. They require more than just data. However, it shows that your idea is not weird, and even professionals use statistics.
We created a guide on 'how-to build a team page with season stats and squads'. There are more things to create with statistics, like pages with league, match, and player stats.
Below you will find one more example of a partner who has made a brilliant application. This is a review from them about our API. The director explains how ScorePlay was able to use the Sportmonks Football API to create its own media infrastructure.
ScorePlay invented a way to help professional football clubs organise all their content using our Sports APIs and face recognition. Let’s take a look at the idea of Xavier, CEO of ScorePlay and find out why he is using Sportmonks’ API.
“Our objective is to revolutionise how clubs use their media. Currently, they don’t have the tech infrastructure to capitalise on the gold mine of content they have at their disposal. ScorePlay helps clubs to organise their media to monetise it ultimately. Our AI relies on player mugshots (for facial recognition) and names (for jersey recognition) to identify them on pictures.”
There are more business opportunities to be found in sports data. As you may guess, we cannot list everything. We have over 20,000 customers, all of whom have their own ideas. If your idea is not included in our list, this doesn't mean you can't create your idea with our sports API.
You will find more examples of our clients throughout our documentation pages, from betting and odds websites to fantasy games and live score tracking websites.