[NL20-NL50] NL50 FR 88 cbetting with 2nd pair

    • SilverSag
      SilverSag
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      Joined: 11.07.2010 Posts: 512
      Villain is "eagle" (15/12/4.5 over 1.7K hands), aggressive (raise flop Cbet 26%), thinking, capable of folding a 3bet on flop, so I figured he would fold even TT,JJ on Q-high board and when K showed up I decided its a good spot for 2nd barell. Please evaluate:

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      NL Holdem $0.50(BB) Replayer
      SB ($50)
      BB ($49.25)
      UTG ($56.45)
      UTG+1 ($50.56)
      Hero ($119)
      MP1 ($71.68)
      CO ($10)
      BTN ($48.55)

      CO posts $0.50

      Dealt to Hero 8:heart: 8:diamond:

      fold, fold, Hero raises to $2.25, fold, fold, BTN calls $2.25, fold, fold

      FLOP ($5.75) Q:club: 2:spade: 5:heart:

      Hero bets $2.87, BTN calls $2.87

      TURN ($11.49) Q:club: 2:spade: 5:heart: K:spade:

      [color=red]Hero bets $5.74,
      [/color]BTN folds

      Hero shows 8:heart: 8:diamond:

      Hero wins $10.94
  • 4 replies
    • Millsyuk
      Millsyuk
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      NH although I would probably make my bets a bit larger, would you bet this size if you had a K/Q?
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
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      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      It is hard him to call you down with Qx, so I´d also barrel turn card.
      I would just make it bigger to 7$
    • SilverSag
      SilverSag
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      Joined: 11.07.2010 Posts: 512
      Originally posted by Kaitz20
      It is hard him to call you down with Qx, so I´d also barrel turn card.
      I would just make it bigger to 7$
      I normally bet only 1/2 pot on dry boards with one high card. 2nd pair 66-JJ might get scared off, sets will reraise or slowplay so I save money that way. What can they draw here? A3, A4? 43s? hardly... High Qx like AQ KQ might cause split pots or problems with 2 pair, so I think lower Cbet is fine here...Am I wrong thinking like that?

      p.s. with that I assume that changing bet size only because I am semi? bluffing here will only make me readable, so I bet the same as I would bet with AQ
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
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      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      If your standard bet is half pot on the turn, then it is fine. I´d generally bet more with tp+ to get more value, so I also need to bluff a littlebit more, but since he can´t really call too often with worse hands I think betting half pot is also fine.