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[NL20-NL50] NL50 SH - A8o: second barrel vs fish

    • Lunitis
      Joined: 22.02.2009 Posts: 20,136
      1.8 af
      41% fold vs cbet flop
      53% fold vs cbet turn
      26% wtsd
      45% wwsf
      907 hands

      Poker Stars, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BTN): $50 (100 bb)
      SB: $27.03 (54.1 bb)
      BB: $45.93 (91.9 bb)
      MP: $50.31 (100.6 bb)
      CO: $22.25 (44.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with A 8
      2 folds, Hero raises to $1.25, SB folds, BB calls $0.75

      Flop: ($2.75) 6 3 5 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.50, BB calls $1.50

      Turn: ($5.75) K (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero ?,

      Are you normally barreling turn in scary cards against fish? Or you just give up most of the time? I think he might float a lot here with overcards (so maybe i shouldnt cbet the flop even..).
  • 2 replies
    • DaPhunk
      Joined: 01.03.2008 Posts: 2,805
      You beat a lot of the overcard hands he might want to call with imo and that turn is the perfect card to bet turn and otr with as well. When he calls us down with 43o we have the perfect opportunity to stop barrelling against him and going for max value with 2nd pair.

      I'm not sure about the flop cbet, I do tend to feel it hits his range a loot more than mine so if he seems like the type to not fold I generally just give it up there.
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Lunitis,

      One of the reasons we cbet that flop with only 2 overcards is that we can continue on many turns and put pressure on his weak range.

      That turn card is perfect for us to barrel on and scoop the pot up.

      I'd bet $3.5 or so.