The opening four matchdays of the Premier League season have seen a clear increase in the number of penalties awarded, with 20 penalties being taken in after GW4, 21.98% of the penalties taken in the entirety of last season. At the current rate of five penalties every gameweek, this season will see an astonishing 190 penalties awarded, 84 penalties more than the previous record.
Sky Bet are offering huge odds of 100/1 on 200+ penalties being awarded this season, with just a slight increase in the average number of penalties awarded needed. Similarly, Sky Bet are offering odds of 50/1 to see 170+ scored, and the Premier League is on track to see 171 penalties scored over the course of the season, with 18 netted already.
At the same time, you can also get the free-scoring penalty side, Manchester United, at 100/1 to score more than 20 penalties.