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[NL2-NL10] 2NL QJs Flush draw

    • philhellmutt
      Joined: 16.02.2011 Posts: 226
      Just looking back at a few hands the last few weeks and this one I'm in 2 minds.

      I'm pretty sure he calls my flop bet with Ax here, and he's also folded to cbet twice before this hand, so I think I'm behind.

      But I also think I should bet the turn for potential Flush on river? If he bet bigger I would've folded, but calling OOP is the worst play here IMO.

      I don't always open QJ in MP, but this table was pretty tight.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.02(BB) Replayer
      SB ($1.69)
      BB ($2.15)
      UTG ($1.05)
      UTG+1 ($1.86)
      UTG+2 ($5.24)
      Hero ($5.13)
      MP2 ($0.88)
      CO ($1)
      BTN ($2.04) - 21/17/AF=2.4 in 31 hands

      Dealt to Hero J:club: Q:club:

      fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.08, fold, fold, BTN calls $0.08, fold, fold

      FLOP ($0.19) A:club: 4:club: 8:heart:

      Hero bets $0.14, BTN calls $0.14

      TURN ($0.43) A:club: 4:club: 8:heart: 9:spade:

      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.22, Hero calls $0.22

      RIVER ($0.79) A:club: 4:club: 8:heart: 9:spade: Q:heart:

      Hero checks, BTN checks

      Hero shows J:club: Q:club: (Pre 45%, Flop 38.9%, Turn 27.3%)BTN shows 5:spade: A:spade: (Pre 55%, Flop 61.1%, Turn 72.7%)
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello philhellmutt,

      With your reads it's pretty close I'd say. If you are planning to Check/Call it anyways then I'd rather 2nd barrel myself than go for Check/Call. Since you wont have correct implied odds while you are even OOP.

      But once again is it even worth to 2nd barrel as you said he mostly will have the Ax here?

      Definitely note down that he plays pretty passively his TP, if he shows any strength in further hands it should be pretty easy to play against him. :)

      Best regards.