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[NL2-NL10] nl sh Ajs BB 3bet

    • noulispa
      Joined: 27.01.2010 Posts: 1,280
      Hero (BB): $2.16 (108 bb)
      UTG: $4.32 (216 bb)
      MP: $2.17 (108.5 bb)
      CO: $0.95 (47.5 bb)
      BTN: $1.92 (96 bb) 20/10/open BU 29(62)/ fld cbet 57/fld 3bet 57/agg postflop : 41/627 hands
      SB: $0.98 (49 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:spade: A:spade:
      3 folds, BTN raises to $0.06, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.22, BTN calls $0.16

      Flop: ($0.45) 6:spade: 5:spade: 4:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.28, BTN calls $0.28

      Turn: ($1.01) 7:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.50, Hero folds

      on the turn we still want to go broke ?
  • 2 replies
    • Th334
      Joined: 26.11.2012 Posts: 971
      on the turn we still want to go broke ?

      I think we don't. I would put him on some sort of an overpair or a big ace. Against AK,QQ-TT we have 34% equity, that's why I would call him.
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Noulispa,

      PReflop: Are we 3-betting as a bluff this somewhat strong hand?

      I'd prefer a call preflop here.

      Postflop: We only invested 0.5 until the turn so there is 1.4 left.

      Now if we bet 1/2 pot we leave ourselves 0.9 behind and thus give ourselves 23% pot odds and our draw, if A or J aren't live only gives us about 18% equity.

      However considering the villain type we should not expect flop floats and thus we can't expect much to fold on the turn (most of his range is overpairs). So I don't mind trying to bet something small like 0.3 so we see a cheap river and if villain is not very aggressive he'll just call his overpairs because he may be afraid of the straight. If he is aggro this small bet won't really work.