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[NL2-NL10] NL10: A2s good OOP 3Bet?

    • Avatars91
      Avatars91
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.12.2009 Posts: 2,689
      Poker Stars $10.00 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 1905522
      DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter

      BB: $13.48 - VPIP: 20, PFR: 14, 3B: 5, AF: 3,9, Hands: 246
      UTG: $8.14 - VPIP: 44, PFR: 3, 3B: 4, AF: 1,0, Hands: 222
      MP: $13.03 - VPIP: 17, PFR: 15, 3B: 3, AF: 0,8, Hands: 129
      CO: $17.66 - VPIP: 17, PFR: 15, 3B: 6, AF: 1,4, FoldTo3Bet: 67(3), 4Bet: 33(3), Hands: 178
      BTN: $8.02 - VPIP: 23, PFR: 17, 3B: 3, AF: 1,9, Hands: 332
      Hero (SB): $10.93 - VPIP: 21, PFR: 18, 3B: 5, AF: 4,7, Hands: 76463

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is SB with 2 :spade: A :spade:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.30, 1 fold, Hero raises to $1.10, 1 fold, CO calls $0.80

      Flop: ($2.30) K :heart: T :club: 6 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.50, Hero folds

      May small suited Ax hands be 3Bet OOP vs a guy about whose 3Bet-calling or 4Betting tendencies we know relatively little? Or would it be better to observe his game a little more and play with a value range in the beginning (at least OOP)? Or at least test him out at first with a hand that is not dominated as often (SCs, small PPs?)
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Hi,

      I think Axs is fine to balance out your 3-bet range. You can´t really call these hands, so it is either 3-bet or fold from SB. Mostly it depends on the game dynamic- if you have little or no fold equity then best is just cut our your semibluffs and rather 3-bet for value broadway hands and 66+ If played would often fold then imo top 30% are fine to 3-bet that spot, that would also include sc-s and Axs hands. Small pp-s I would mostly call, although again if player would mostly raise/fold I think you can also mix it up.

      Postflop c/f seems reasonable. If I had one spade on the flop I would c-bet myself.

      best regards,