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[NL2-NL10] Turn Play with Flush and straight draw

    • Edukator99
      Edukator99
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.07.2010 Posts: 240
      PokerStars - $0.02 NL FAST - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      Hero (BTN): 148 BB
      SB: 112.5 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 14)
      BB: 40.5 BB (VPIP: 12.50, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
      UTG: 60 BB (VPIP: 12.82, PFR: 11.69, 3Bet Preflop: 8.33, Hands: 80)
      UTG+1: 39.5 BB (VPIP: 17.65, PFR: 13.43, 3Bet Preflop: 8.33, Hands: 69)
      UTG+2: 196.5 BB (VPIP: 7.69, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 13)
      MP: 220.5 BB (VPIP: 21.18, PFR: 9.41, 3Bet Preflop: 5.71, Hands: 86)
      MP+1: 129 BB (VPIP: 14.00, PFR: 8.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 50)
      CO: 102 BB (VPIP: 33.33, PFR: 33.33, 3Bet Preflop: -, Hands: 3)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has K:spade: 5:spade:

      fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to 2 BB, fold, BB calls 1 BB

      Flop: (4.5 BB, 2 players) J:diamond: A:spade: 6:club:
      BB checks, Hero bets 2 BB, BB calls 2 BB

      Turn: (8.5 BB, 2 players) Q:spade:
      BB bets 3 BB, Hero calls 3 BB

      River: (14.5 BB, 2 players) Q:heart:
      BB checks, Hero checks


      I raised to try and steal.

      He called. I cbet to try and take down the pot and he called. I had no draw really so I thought the cbet might be the best move. Maybe a check would be better here as I get a free card that way?

      The queen of spades hits on the turn so now I have a flush draw and a straight draw. I'm disappointed to see his bet but since it's relatively small I called. Should I have folded?

      Looking at the hand now I need to bet 6 cents into a pot of .23 which is about 25% or 4 to 1. I have 9 outs for the flush draw and 3 outs for the straight which is 12 outs. This give me a 24% chance of hitting what should be a winning card or... 4 to 1. So is the call ok then?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      BogdanPS
      Basic
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Edukator,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: I think that we should make it at least 3 BB on this flop. Cbet on this board is perfectly fine. We have a backdoor flush and straight draw plus our board hits our perceived range so we should see a lot of folds. The only thing we should change is the bet size.

      As played, given his stack size, I agree with the call. If we raise we have to go with the hand often.

      As a side note, when you leave a reply, don't forget to hit the advise judge to take another look button.