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[NL2-NL10] AK 3bet flop bet?

    • mlatasrb
      Joined: 01.04.2012 Posts: 2,722
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: 100 BB
      Hero (SB): 412.3 BB
      BB: 157.5 BB
      UTG: 44.5 BB
      MP: 192.3 BB
      CO: 190.7 BB

      Hero posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has K:heart: A:spade:

      fold, MP raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, Hero raises to 10 BB, fold, MP calls 7 BB

      Flop: (21 BB, 2 players) 8:diamond: 4:heart: 7:heart:
      Hero checks, MP bets 13.3 BB, Hero calls 13.3 BB

      Turn: (47.6 BB, 2 players) K:spade:
      Hero checks, MP checks

      River: (47.6 BB, 2 players) 3:club:
      Hero bets 22.6 BB, MP calls 22.6 BB

      Hero shows K:heart: A:spade: (One Pair, Kings) (Pre 45%, Flop 27%, Turn 95%)
      MP mucks 9:heart: 9:club: (One Pair, Nines) (Pre 55%, Flop 73%, Turn 5%)
      Hero wins 88.2 BB

      Villian has 121 hands. VP 35, PFR 24. 3bet 3%, 4bet 0. In 3bet pots calls 2/3 times cbet, folds 1/3. Turn no info. Fold to 3bet 42%

      I 3bet because he calls with wide range. But also calls 2/3 cbet, so should i cbet flop?
      It is always dificullt for me AK in 3bet pots.

      I call flop because he can bet many Ax which I beat.

      If I wouldnt hit I would fold to another bet.
      Should I donk turn? He could also have flush draw, or 99-QQ which calls but checks behind.

      bet larger?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Mlatasrb,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Flop: On the flop, if we cbet we should bet a couple of streets however considering the board and our hand I don't mind even ck/folding.

      Versus calling stations like him you make money by valuebetting not by semibluffing with weaker hands (or bluffcatching super light).

      As played I'd donk that turn to avoid him checking back (if he is somewhat passive on later streets).