[NL20-NL50] Nl50sh KQo

    • jachis
      jachis
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      Joined: 07.04.2008 Posts: 745
      PartyGaming - $0.50 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 4 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: $52.10 (VPIP: 22.95, PFR: 19.63, 3Bet Preflop: 10.17, Hands: 896)
      CO: $59.73 (VPIP: 51.30, PFR: 16.52, 3Bet Preflop: 11.54, Hands: 121)
      Hero (BTN): $60.71
      SB: $83.80 (VPIP: 28.33, PFR: 24.93, 3Bet Preflop: 13.11, Hands: 367)

      SB posts SB $0.25, BB posts BB $0.50

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.75) Hero has K:club: Q:spade:

      fold, Hero raises to $1.10, SB raises to $4.00, fold, Hero calls $2.90

      Flop: ($8.50, 2 players) T:diamond: 7:heart: J:heart:
      SB checks, Hero bets $5.50, SB raises to $18.50, Hero ?????????

      Villain 28/25, 3bet 13% 367hands, 3bet SBvsBTN 31% (4/11) small sample on postflop stats.

      Should I check bhnd flop or bet? I think that this board hits my calling range very well so I think betting is ok.
      When he ch/r Im not sure what to make out of it, he 3bets very wide, so he can also hit this board quite good.

      What range should I defend against this villain? I dont know how light is he villing to stack off. Makes sense to 4bet/call TT+, AK until I know how light he 5bets? Call all the broadways and some suited Ax, 4bet/fold some weak Ax and Kx?
  • 3 replies
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
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      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,897
      Hey,

      Flop is fine to bet IP imo, like you said you can rep quite a bit. Against a raise you have no FE almost and you don't have the best draw. The best draw is the nutflushdraw which is commited to call so folding Flop is best imo.

      Regarding your question about defending, suited high cards that are connected should be your starting point for calling, then you can add high cards that are not suited, maybe not so connected, etc. Basically, the more pressure you face, the better drawing equity you want to flop, not just made hand.

      4bet/calling TT+, AK sounds OK as a range SBvBU at NL50. That's my initial range against a regular, sometimes I only do JJ+, AK if I tend to think he is a bit tighter than average for some reason.
    • jachis
      jachis
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      Joined: 07.04.2008 Posts: 745
      How wide do you 4bet/call against very aggro reg? AQ+ 88+
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
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      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,897
      I don't 4bet/call much wide than TT+, AK.. rarely I add 99, 88 depending on what I know of their 3bet/5bet tendencies. If you get 3bet super often, just defend a lot with better hands (since you will have so many better hands) and own postflop. If you cannot do that either, tighten up and just don't have much of a raise/fold range against his 3bet. You will almost always raise/call or raise/4bet preflop so then his wide 3bets turn into dead money.