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[NL20-NL50] 88 vs shove

    • mlatasrb
      mlatasrb
      Silver
      Joined: 01.04.2012 Posts: 2,735
      PokerStars - $0.50 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: 285.62 BB (VPIP: 25.00, PFR: 22.86, 3Bet Preflop: 12.07, Hands: 141)
      SB: 184.56 BB (VPIP: 19.36, PFR: 15.45, 3Bet Preflop: 6.80, Hands: 1,178)
      BB: 38.12 BB (VPIP: 33.33, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 3)
      UTG: 31.78 BB (VPIP: 18.75, PFR: 15.63, 3Bet Preflop: 14.29, Hands: 32)
      MP: 109.98 BB (VPIP: 40.00, PFR: 26.67, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 15)
      Hero (CO): 173.34 BB

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has 8:club: 8:heart:

      fold, fold, Hero raises to 3 BB, BTN calls 3 BB, fold, BB raises to 38.12 BB and is all-in, Hero calls 35.12 BB, fold

      Flop: (79.74 BB, 2 players) Q:spade: K:diamond: Q:heart:

      Turn: (79.74 BB, 2 players) J:heart:

      River: (79.74 BB, 2 players) K:heart:

      BB shows J:diamond: A:heart: (Two Pair, Kings and Queens) (Pre 45%, Flop 47%, Turn 95%)
      Hero shows 8:club: 8:heart: (Two Pair, Kings and Queens) (Pre 55%, Flop 53%, Turn 5%)
      BB wins 76.16 BB


      I get 43% pot odds, so which range should I call?

      If he shoves 88+,AJ+ then I have 40% with 88 so I cant call.
      If he shoves 22+,AJ+ then I have 52%.


      Would it be ok to call TT+, AQ+ to reduce variance since I dont know his range?

      What do you think is his shoving range?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      BogdanPS
      Basic
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi mlatasrb,

      Preflop: You are steal vs resteal and he is pretty short.

      Since we have invested so little I think you can avoid calling too light given the big pot odds you need because, as you can see, you need a really wide range there to even be slightly profitable.

      I think I'd call TT+, AQ+ without info.