This is how many penalties every Championship team has been awarded this season

Whether it's luck, the referee or the mysterious forces of football, some teams get awarded more penalties than others over the course of the season.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 12:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 12:07 pm

Winning a spot kick doesn't mean a team will score of course... but that's another matter entirely. Here's a look at the Championship teams who have won the most and least penalties so far this season...

Latics have been awarded eight spot-kicks so far this season - the most in the league.
Martin O'Neill's side have won seven penalties so far this campaign.
Top of the table based on their points tally - the Canaries have won six penalties.

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The Potters have missed four of their six spot kicks this campaign.
Blackburn have scored all six of their penalties this season.
The Blades have also been awarded six penalties this season.
Promotion candidates West Brom have also been awarded six spot kicks.
Alex Neil's side have a 100 per cent conversion rate from their five penalties so far.
Rotherham have won all five of their penalties at home this term.
Villa have missed one of their five penalties so far this season.
Graham Potter's men have been awarded five penalties.
The Tigers have won four penalties so far this season.
Reading have only missed one of their four spot kicks so far.
The Blues have won three spot kicks this season.
Steve McClaren's side have won three penalties this season.
The promotion contenders have been awarded just three spot kicks this term, but have converted them all.
The play-off hopefuls have scored both of their penalties this season.
The Bees also have a 100 per cent record and have converted both of their penalties.
Neil Harris' side have scored their two penalties this season.
Bolton are the only side in the Championship yet to score a penalty this season as they missed their only spot kick against Rotherham earlier in the campaign.
They've won two shoot-outs in cup competitions but Derby's only league penalty came against Hull City.
Steve Bruce's Owls have only won and scored one penalty this season - against Hull.
Leeds have scored plenty of goals this season but only one has come from the penalty spot.
Ipswich are at the bottom of the league and bottom of the penalty table, having won just one this season.