[NL2-NL10] Stick to the plan?

    • feursturm
      feursturm
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.04.2011 Posts: 31
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:


      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP3
      (Hero):
      $2.01
      CO:
      $2.02
      BU:
      $0.66
      SB:
      $1.00
      BB:
      $2.37
      UTG1:
      $2.66
      UTG2:
      $4.05
      MP1:
      $2.23
      MP2:
      $2.00


      UTG1: VPIP 23% (EP 33%) / PFR 23% (EP 33%) / 3BET 19% /F3BET 0 / 52 HANDS

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with K, K.
      UTG1 raises to $0.08, 3 folds, Hero calls $0.08, 4 folds, 3 folds, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.19) 3, J, 2 (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.14, Hero calls $0.14.

      Turn: ($0.47) 2 (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.36, Hero calls $0.36.

      River: ($1.19) 8 (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.80, Hero calls $0.80.

      Final Pot: $2.79.

      My original plan was to use what I had noted about UTG's aggressive tendency against him and therefore:

      a) flat call to disguise the strength of my hand and keep his range wide (88+/AJs+/ AJo+/KQs)

      b)let him bet large on the flop as he had done previously and call behind

      c) shove AI over his probable double barrel on the turn.

      However, as the hand progressed, became more aware that as AA/JJ/88 were in the range I put him on I should change plan and take this passive line to avoid being stacked. Way too cautious?

      (Apologies..posted in wrong forum)

      Hero shows two pairs, kings and twos(K K).
      UTG1 shows two pairs, nines and twos(9 9).

      Hero wins with two pairs, kings and twos(K K).
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      kymupa
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364
      Hello,

      Preflop I would prefer 3betting here for sure. We have a very good hand and we want to put the money in as soon as possible.
      Also we just have 50 hands on him so we can't really make such detailed plans.

      As played preflop, I think we can raise on the flop and get it in.

      Turn is a rather good card as well, so we could still raise get it in.

      As played, calling the river is fine.

      Best,
      Plamen