RANGERS are awarded the most penalties in the Scottish Premiership, according to a report.

The Ibrox club are handed spot kicks on average every 363 minutes according to data the CIES Football Observatory examined from games since the start of the 2018/19 season until January 10.

Hibs are second on 454 minutes, followed by Aberdeen and Celtic in joint third on 540 minutes.

Eight teams have been involved in the top-flight throughout that period and Livingston prop up the list, having to wait 872 minutes - nearly ten full games.

St Johnstone are fifth (625 minutes), followed by Motherwell (709), St Mirren (756) and then the Lions.

When it comes to penalties handed out compared to the number of big chances created, Hibs comes out on top with a spot kick for every 25 goal scoring opportunities.

Celtic are at the opposite end with one penalty in every 49, while for Rangers, who are fourth on that list, the figure is 32

Minutes or big chances per penalty since 2018/2019 until 10/01/2022

Club Minutes Big Chances % Scored

Rangers 363 32 84

Hibs 454 25 72

Aberdeen 540 26 91

Celtic 540 49 71

St Johnstone 625 28 50

Motherwell 709 32 75

St Mirren 756 33 80

Livingston 872 40 85