[NL20-NL50] question about light BET

    • daisuke3823
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,321
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:


      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with T, A.
      MP2 raises to $1.00, 2 folds, BU calls $1.00, Hero raises to $5.00, BB folds, MP2 calls $4.00, BU folds.

      Flop: ($11.5) 7, 7, 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $4.25, MP2 calls $4.25.

      Turn: ($20) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets $4.00, Hero folds, MP2 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $20.

      early   5 hands  vpip20 pfr21 BU 7 hands vpip43 pfr0

      on 25 NL,I was playing tight,so my light 3 BET and light squeeze made them fold,or flop CB made them fold so my EV was positive.

      but on 50NL, they 4bet,they float, so my light 3BET and light squeeze doesnt work well.
      should I keep being aggressive and light bet?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Daisuke,

      Preflop: looks fine. The hand you chose to 3-bet with is not bad and we can continue on many boards

      Postflop: Our cbet is way too small on this board and we will get floated often. Why did we bet so small on such a board with little equity?

      This should be a check fold OOP most of the time (given our hand, positions and board texture).

      If people float you more we have to start barreling more which means that playing hands that can flop decently is key. And then we need to fire cbets on boards where we can represent more value but also have equity on (so we can fire turn and river).