[NL2-NL10] AJ vs river shove 10nl

    • buzzinowt
      buzzinowt
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.09.2011 Posts: 80
      I am not worried about pre flop as table is very loose.

      Party, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP3: $2.60 (26 bb)
      CO: $10.22 (102.2 bb)
      Hero (UTG+2): $15.47 (154.7 bb)
      MP2: $3.95 (39.5 bb)
      MP1: $1.46 (14.6 bb)
      SB: $7.58 (75.8 bb)
      BTN: $2.85 (28.5 bb)
      BB: $18.66 (186.6 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG+2 with A J
      Hero raises to $0.40, 5 folds, SB calls $0.35, BB folds

      Flop: ($0.90) 4 7 9 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($0.90) J (2 players)
      SB bets $0.10, Hero raises to $0.70, SB calls $0.60

      River: ($2.30) K (2 players)
      SB bets $3.80, Hero folds

      Results: $2.30 pot ($0.11 rake)
      Final Board: 4 7 9 J K
      Hero mucked A J and lost (-$1.10 net)
      SB mucked and won $2.19 ($1.09 net)

      Initial thoughts are that I should have raised more on the turn but I think his line is either flopped set or two pair. Obvious fold here?
  • 2 replies
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Hi,

      Since you raised UTG that means you range there is generally really strong, then I would prefer c-betting even on that low coordinated board. If player called smt like AQ he would c/f that hand+ he may easily fold any pp below 9x that he called for set value. You can always barrel on J, Q, K, A cards and if you check then I think you can´t really call for example 8, 6, T turn. So player can frequently bet turn and river to take down pot with worse hands.
      Turn raise is fine and I´d also would fold to river shove. Very unlikely he is bluffing and I think he would mostly show you QT.

      Good luck at the tables,
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello buzzinowt,

      Nah, I doubt that Checking behind here is. If he is even very loose opponent then he is going to call with any draws/pairs or anything there anyways and our 2barrels wont work. :) So nice hand! Depending on the opponent we could also act on the river, do you think he is ever capable of bluffing there? Most likely he wont, according his bet sizing. :)

      Best Regards.