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[NL20-NL50] Nl50 Sh Tptk Protection?

    • Strongsl
      Strongsl
      Bronze
      Joined: 19.01.2007 Posts: 3,308
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.50(BB) Replayer
      SB ($48.98)
      Hero ($51.99)
      UTG ($49.25)
      CO ($20.75)
      BTN ($42.81)

      Dealt to Hero J:diamond: A:club:

      fold, fold, fold, SB raises to $1.50, Hero calls $1

      FLOP ($3) J:club: 8:heart: T:club:

      SB bets $1.50, Hero calls $1.50

      TURN ($6) J:club: 8:heart: T:club: 2:heart:

      SB bets $4.50, Hero calls $4.50

      RIVER ($15) J:club: 8:heart: T:club: 2:heart: 9:club:

      SB checks, Hero checks

      SB shows A:spade: Q:club:
      (Pre 74%, Flop 40.2%, Turn 25.0%)

      Hero shows J:diamond: A:club:
      (Pre 26%, Flop 59.8%, Turn 75.0%)

      SB wins $14.25
      vilain: VPIP:45 PFR33 AF: 3.3 WSD: 45 W$SD: 55 IN 100HANDS. My overall view is that he is a lucky maniac=)

      I didnt want to 3bet preflop because I think i can explore this players huge agression pos - flop.

      My question is: is it +EV to go for it on the flop?
  • 2 replies
    • JorgeTeixeira
      JorgeTeixeira
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.11.2008 Posts: 20,841
      Strongsl :f_cool: :f_cool:

      I think those are still too little hands to 3-bet it for value and to shove the flop, without any previous read.

      I think as played it was a nice hand :)

      Cumps:D
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I would prefer 3-betting pf, but if you have reason to think he might 4-bet light you can always call and play postflop ip.
      Likely would raise flop for value and b/c turn, since flop is quite drawy and he would call you down or get all-in with worse hands
      You can raise/call shove on the turn, since there are two flushdraws on the board but if you decide to call him down most river cards then I think call is also fine.
      River check is standard, since it is hard him to c/c river with worse hands