It was a fiery afternoon for those into sports betting and who were in the Incheon Gym last Sunday, December 3. This is because 3,340 people watched an exciting 5-set match between Korean Air and Samsung Fire in the Men’s V-League. In this Air Meets Fire volleyball matchup, volleyball betting fans got to see the Samsung Fire beat Korean Air 3-2.
In addition, despite the loss, Korean Air scored more, by 89-65, and had 71 attacks over Samsung Fire’s 53. Furthermore, they also had more blocking success with 14-10, but Samsung Fire led dig success at 52-45.
The first set seemed to belong to Samsung Air, as they managed to maintain a lead up until the latter part of the set. However that was until Korean Air caught up to tie at 21-21, and led until Korean Air won the set at 25-21. The first few minutes of the second set was exciting as both teams matched score after score. Korean Air just seemed to be on a roll and again won the second set with the same score of 25-21.
Beating the Odds
Sports betting fans must have thought that Korean Air had it in the bag, coming in the third set with 2 sets won. After all, they win this, then it’s over for Samsung Fire. But true to their name, Samsung Fire set the third set ablaze with score after score, leaving Korean Air in the dust, and won the set at 25-15. Volleyball betting fans were now waiting for Korean Air to just finish the match in the fourth set, but despite trying to get a lead on the set, Samsung Fire was riding on their earlier momentum and won the set by a close 25-22. As this is a match between two really good teams, volleyball betting fans were not surprised that they had a fifth set. However, these sports betting fans may have kept their grip of their wallets tighter on this game.
Samsung Fire put any doubts by sports betting fans to rest by simply dominating the fifth set and winning 15-12. Despite the win, Samsung Fire retains its rank at 3rd place with 14 wins and 7 losses under their belt. However, volleyball betting favorite Korean Air stayed at the 2nd place with 14 wins and 7 losses. Rankings can change in the next few games, if Samsung Air manages to improve their numbers. Samsung Air takes a break and will be back on January 9 where they will be playing against Hyundai Capital. Korean Air on the other hand will play its second game of the year on January 6 against KB Insurance.