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[NL2-NL10] Value Bet

    • RazDirk
      Joined: 27.02.2011 Posts: 237
      IPoker, $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players

      Hero (BTN): $3.93 (98.3 bb)
      SB: $5.01 (125.2 bb)
      BB: $5.23 (130.8 bb)
      UTG+2: $4.96 (124 bb)
      MP1: $4.01 (100.2 bb)
      MP2: $3.37 (84.3 bb)
      MP3: $2.78 (69.5 bb)
      CO: $3.14 (78.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with K K
      5 folds, Hero raises to $0.12, SB folds, BB calls $0.08

      Flop: ($0.26) 8 3 T (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.20, BB calls $0.20

      Turn: ($0.66) 8 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.56, BB calls $0.56

      River: ($1.78) A (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1, BB folds

      I put him on a flushdraw or a AT, JT, QT, KT maybe JJ, 77, 99.
      Should I be value Betting? Just in case he had an Ax flushdraw. Im not sure if doing this is +EV
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello RazDirk,

      If you even do Bet the river then rather Bet it smaller, ~1/2 pot size should be enough cause he will have already hard time to Call with a lot worse. Also he has enough of A:sX hands in his calling range and the Ace could even improve his range.

      Best Regards.