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[NL20-NL50] QTs vs 3bet

    • GingerKid
      Joined: 05.08.2007 Posts: 5,588
      iPoker - $0.50 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: 107.46 BB (VPIP: 32.26, PFR: 19.35, 3Bet Preflop: 12.00, Hands: 64)
      UTG: 260.86 BB (VPIP: 28.72, PFR: 18.09, 3Bet Preflop: 5.00, Hands: 97)
      MP: 100.5 BB (VPIP: 23.52, PFR: 21.05, 3Bet Preflop: 11.33, Hands: 3,334)
      CO: 102.18 BB (VPIP: 23.30, PFR: 19.67, 3Bet Preflop: 6.94, Hands: 3,404)
      Hero (BTN): 231.26 BB
      SB: 100 BB (VPIP: 18.76, PFR: 16.21, 3Bet Preflop: 6.50, Hands: 566)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Q:club: T:club:

      fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to 2 BB, SB raises to 8 BB, fold, Hero calls 6 BB

      Flop: (17 BB, 2 players) K:heart: 8:club: 2:diamond:
      SB bets 10 BB, Hero calls 10 BB

      Turn: (37 BB, 2 players) T:diamond:
      SB bets 25 BB, Hero calls 25 BB

      River: (87 BB, 2 players) 2:heart:
      SB checks, Hero checks

      Hero shows Q:club: T:club: (Two Pair, Tens and Twos) (Pre 30%, Flop 18%, Turn 84%)
      SB shows Q:spade: A:spade: (One Pair, Twos) (Pre 70%, Flop 82%, Turn 16%)
      Hero wins 82.66 BB

      I like defending suited cards like this vs 3bet from BU, but I am not sure if it is bad, since my hand is often dominated? I never 4bet bluff, since it almost never works (at least for me, they shove very light), so I adapt by 4bet/shoving TT+, AK.

      I am not sure if this spot is ok to float? K high is a scare card for me and it is in his range, but he doesnt have it each time, and I could steal the pot on turn, also I have backdoor fd, and OESD.
      When I hit T on turn, is it ok to float one more time and give up river?
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343

      if you ever raise KQ that flop, then I think 22bb raise is also fine on the flop. Problem just calling is that they would put you too often middle pps and likely bet again turn very often, but if you plan on shoving J, clubs and float again if you hit Q or T then I don´t mind your flop call.

      Preflop call should be standard if player likes to 3bet BU opens.

      best regards,