[NL2-NL10] against super aggressive player

    • yaxkukmian
      yaxkukmian
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      only 56 hands but he was action man
      68/28/ 0 3bet/ 44 cbet... he was playing his 2nd pairs aggressively and AK on A high dry board he checked twice and then bet the river.

      I call preflop because he was pretty passive post-flop and was checking most of the time (c/r and c/c).

      I hit nice flop, his pot cbet doesn't scare me because he was also over potting in few occasions.

      On turn I'm confused. He bets normal 2/3 pot ?( Before he was like block betting 1/10 or c/r. I decide to call because he might have draws, and worse Jx or even 9x hands.

      On river he checks. I was afraid of his c/r + we were deep. But now I have to value bet and I was thinking of $5. It was akward because I don't want to call his shove, since he might have KT or even some set of 22, 99. To be frank I wanted to bet bu I was playing too many tables so I ran out of time.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($10)
      BB ($14.73)
      UTG ($24.85)
      UTG+1 ($10.89)
      Hero ($20.55)
      BTN ($16.45)

      Dealt to Hero J:heart: Q:club:

      UTG raises to $0.30, fold, Hero calls $0.30, fold, SB calls $0.25, fold

      FLOP ($1) 2:club: 9:club: J:diamond:

      SB checks, UTG bets $1.10, Hero calls $1.10, SB folds

      TURN ($3.20) 2:club: 9:club: J:diamond: 3:heart:

      UTG bets $2.20, Hero calls $2.20

      RIVER ($7.60) 2:club: 9:club: J:diamond: 3:heart: Q:heart:

      UTG checks, Hero checks

      UTG shows Q:spade: Q:diamond:
      (Pre 88%, Flop 86.3%, Turn 95.5%)

      Hero shows J:heart: Q:club:
      (Pre 12%, Flop 13.7%, Turn 4.5%)

      UTG wins $7.10
  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello yaxkukmian,

      Well, if you are playing against such a play and even hitting your 2pairs on river then most likely it's a must value-bet spot. As you said yourself he is passive postflop then most likely if he is Check/Raising the river then he will rather have us beat than we him.

      Since I expect him to 3rd barrel all kind of 2pairs like J9.

      Best Regards.
    • yaxkukmian
      yaxkukmian
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      How much would you value bet here? $4,50 enough? Since we can still fold if he raise-shoves.
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Originally posted by yaxkukmian
      How much would you value bet here? $4,50 enough? Since we can still fold if he raise-shoves.
      $3-4 should be enough, so we would also have room for folding.