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[NL20-NL50] 88 OOP vs Loost sqz

    • adamall
      adamall
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.02.2009 Posts: 178
      Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $27.76 (111 bb)
      Hero (SB): $41.32 (165.3 bb)
      BB: $32.15 (128.6 bb)
      MP: $27.68 (110.7 bb)
      CO: $26.43 (105.7 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 8 8
      2 folds, BTN raises to $0.50, Hero calls $0.40, BB raises to $2.50, BTN folds, Hero calls $2

      Flop: ($5.50) 9 Q 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $3.25, Hero calls $3.25

      Turn: ($12) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $9, Hero raises to $35.57 and is all-in, BB calls $17.40 and is all-in

      River: ($64.80) A (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      Results:
      $64.80 pot ($2 rake)
      Final Board: 9 Q 8 7 A
      Hero showed 8 8 and lost (-$32.15 net)
      BB showed T J and won $62.80 ($30.65 net)


      Basically I figured my opponent to sqz quite loose here. I'm not sure if I like defending passively OOP. Is it an ok spot to 4b here?

      Also any thoughts on the rest of the hand

      Opponent is 28/25/11.1

      thanks

      Adz
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      BogdanPS
      Basic
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Adamall,

      What sample are our stats over? If they are over a big sample we could 4-bet here to about $6 or so and still fold (although I prefer the 4-bet with blockers). If we expect villain to shove light because we are not the initial raiser (and thus our 4-bet can look weaker) we can go with the hand.

      I think calling is the worst option. Not only are we OOP but also have a hand that will see a lot of high cards and would have to play fairly fit/fold.

      As played I'd just check/raise the flop to maximize value against AA/KK/AQ/KQ that may shut down on a bad turn (like T, J, spade).