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[NL2-NL10] two pair on bad board

    • yaxkukmian
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      no hud, speed, unknown.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($3.90)
      BB ($14.79)
      Hero ($13.95)
      BTN ($6.44)

      Dealt to Hero 9:heart: A:diamond:

      Hero raises to $0.30, fold, fold, BB calls $0.20

      FLOP ($0.65) 9:diamond: T:club: 8:diamond:

      BB checks, Hero bets $0.42, BB calls $0.42

      TURN ($1.49) 9:diamond: T:club: 8:diamond: A:club:

      BB checks, Hero bets $1.16, BB calls $1.16

      RIVER ($3.81) 9:diamond: T:club: 8:diamond: A:club: 6:heart:

      BB checks, Hero checks

      BB shows Q:spade: J:diamond:
      (Pre 42%, Flop 93.3%, Turn 90.9%)

      Hero shows 9:heart: A:diamond:
      (Pre 58%, Flop 6.7%, Turn 9.1%)

      BB wins $3.56

      Can we vbet R? Missed flushes don't pay us out. Maybe some Tx like T9, T8, but there are some 7x in his range and I wasn't sure about his range so I just c behind.

      If R comes blank 2 is that an easy vbet? There are straights possible, sets, AT. Bet/fold would be the correct play if I were playing A game.
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      Preflop is fine.

      I would bet more on the flop - $0.55 and we can bet more on the turn as well - $1.3.

      As played, I'm having a hard time choosing the right bet size - either something like $1.3 since I doubt he's going to fold a hand like T8 against this sizing, or betting like $3 and hoping to induce him to call due to the busted draws.
      Without information I would rather choose the first option.
      If the river was a blank it's an easy bet around half pot I guess.