[NL2-NL10] Nl4 Qq Oop

    • tommygecko
      tommygecko
      Bronze
      Joined: 11.08.2012 Posts: 1,229
      OnGame - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      SB: $4.14
      BB: $4.12
      Hero (UTG): $5.72
      UTG+1: $3.94
      MP: $4.08
      MP+1: $3.70
      CO: $4.48
      BTN: $6.85

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.04

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.06) Hero has Q:heart: Q:club:

      Hero raises to $0.12, fold, fold, fold, CO calls $0.12, fold, fold, fold

      Flop: ($0.30, 2 players) 9:club: 3:heart: 3:spade:
      Hero bets $0.16, CO calls $0.16

      Turn: ($0.62, 2 players) 7:spade:
      Hero bets $0.32, CO raises to $0.72, Hero calls $0.40

      River: ($2.06, 2 players) J:diamond:
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.04, Hero calls $1.04

      Hero shows Q:heart: Q:club: (Two Pair, Queens and Threes) (Pre 81%, Flop 92%, Turn 95%)
      CO shows 5:diamond: 5:club: (Two Pair, Fives and Threes) (Pre 19%, Flop 8%, Turn 5%)
      Hero wins $3.87

      Villain is 18/11. He folds to cbet quite often so after his call on the flop i put him on any pocket pair below QQ and AT+. I bet again on a blank turn and he min raised me so I was putting him on 77, slowed played 99 or 33. But since it was cheap I called to see the river, with the plan of c/c if a Q doesn't hit. J hits the river, doesn't really change much. His bet on the river looked really weak to me. For me to represent so much strength by calling his raise his bet on the river didn't really make sense to me so it wasn't a very tough call for me. I probably would have folded if the raise on the turn was much bigger or if he shoved the river.

      Is my thinking process right here?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      BogdanPS
      Basic
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Tommy,

      This play is really villain dependent.

      He looks nitty so usually these guys rarely bluff. We shouldn't call just because it's "cheap" but rather because we think we either have enough equity to call for pot odds or we have a chance of having the best hand.

      So for example if you don't think he can be bluffing then calling doesn't make sense. Even if he bluffs let's say 2 our 10 times we still can't call the river profitably here (we get 25% pot odds or 2.5/10 times).