[NL2-NL10] NL10 SH - Call w/ AJs on BB vs short stack?

    • Tosh5457
      Tosh5457
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.01.2008 Posts: 3,062
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $9.95
      MP3:
      $14.04
      CO:
      $10.31
      BU:
      $3.94
      SB:
      $9.00
      BB (Hero):
      $10.00


      Preflop: Hero is BB with J, A.
      3 folds, BU raises to $0.30, SB folds, Hero calls $0.20.

      Flop: ($0.65) 3, Q, 3 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $0.62, Hero folds, BU gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $0.65.

      Unknown player. Should I call here? Or because he's shortstack I don't have enough implied odds?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Tosh5457,

      Preflop: Well, the problem is that of course it's doable. But now again I would rather prefer to know the opponent. The case is that against full stacks you can easily Check/Raise with draws. But vs that guy? We just wont be able to do that, we wont be able to Call with the implied odds postflop if we hit our draw, or either we wont know if we even will get paid if we hit our pair or will be good enough. Also if we do Check/Raise with draw then against his stack we most likely have to consider even going broke. That's why I'd rather lay it down and not start playing OOP vs shorty.

      As played
      Postflop: Nothing much to do. :( Not vs such a bet size.

      Best regards.