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[NL2-NL10] KJs vs Co+sb

    • cozacu
      Joined: 14.02.2010 Posts: 1,379
      Hand 3

      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
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      UTG ($18.22) 182bb
      UTG+1 ($13.44) 134bb
      CO ($10) 100bb
      cozacu (BTN) ($19.97) 200bb
      SB ($34.09) 341bb
      BB ($16.13) 161bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 6 players) cozacu is BTN K:heart: J:heart:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.40, cozacu calls $0.40, 1 fold, BB calls $0.30

      Flop: 5:spade: 3:club: J:club: ($1.15, 3 players)
      BB checks, CO bets $0.70, cozacu calls $0.70, BB calls $0.70

      Turn: 7:diamond: ($3.25, 3 players)
      BB checks, CO checks, cozacu bets $1.80, BB raises to $4, CO folds, cozacu folds

      Final Pot: $9.05

      BB wins $8.81 (net +$3.81)

      CO lost $1.10
      cozacu lost $2.90

      VILLAN (SB) 23/14 af 2.6 cbet 45 ftcbet 62 check/raise turn 17% (60) 3bet5.7 wtsd 22 4.1Khands
      CO 26/23 af 3.9 ftcbet 88 wtsd 25 199hands

      PF = I consider calling fine.

      Flop = call is ok. no reason to raise or fold.

      Turn = I though about checking but I didn't wanted to give a free card if someone was on a FD, but in the same time if I bet larger I had to fold to a raise anyway.

      How should I have played the turn here? Check and hope for a non-club and unexpensive showdown? Would a bigger bet on turn be better?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      I don't think you have multiple streets of value here. Given that this is a 3way pot with 2 other callers on the Flop, I think vs both of their combined ranges, I don't see how you are good here too often. KJ is closer to a check IMO, AJ is probably a value bet, QJ is definitely a check.

      Think about it here. What are the various categories of hands that both of them could have?

      1) JX
      2) flush draw
      3) set
      4) some sort of straight draw (no OESDs possible on the Flop)

      If we think about JX, AJo is definitely in their range, maybe they have QJs and JTs, and maybe J9s but there are more combos of AJ than JXs. You are ahead of flush draws, and you are crushed by sets.

      So when we think about everything added together, KJ is a very borderline bet here. Now when we get raised, this is a snap fold.