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[NL20-NL50] KJs passive

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

      BB: 108 BB (VPIP: 23.53, PFR: 21.57, 3Bet Preflop: 10.00, Hands: 52)
      Hero (UTG): 135.62 BB
      MP: 23.06 BB (VPIP: 41.84, PFR: 5.10, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 100)
      CO: 167.56 BB (VPIP: 16.67, PFR: 16.67, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 6)
      BTN: 173.9 BB (VPIP: 19.18, PFR: 10.96, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 75)
      SB: 40.4 BB (VPIP: 34.00, PFR: 32.65, 3Bet Preflop: 4.76, Hands: 52)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

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

      Hero raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, BTN calls 3 BB, fold, fold

      Flop: (7.5 BB, 2 players) J:club: 7:club: 6:spade:
      Hero checks, BTN bets 5.24 BB, Hero calls 5.24 BB

      Turn: (17.98 BB, 2 players) 2:diamond:
      Hero checks, BTN bets 8.98 BB, Hero calls 8.98 BB

      River: (35.94 BB, 2 players) 2:heart:
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      Hero shows J:spade: K:spade: (Two Pair, Jacks and Twos) (Pre 71%, Flop 87%, Turn 93%)
      BTN shows Q:heart: J:heart: (Two Pair, Jacks and Twos) (Pre 29%, Flop 13%, Turn 7%)
      Hero wins 34.16 BB

      Somehow I am not sure about this passive (fishy) play. When I check oop, opponent almost never checks but bets, and then turn also nearly always, river mostly they bet hands when they hit something. So if that is the case, what do you think of taking passive lines with TPGK and middle pairs? I play strong hands, TPTK, overpairs, aggresive, sometimes also those hands passive vs reggs.
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343

      With KJ I think you can also safely bet flop and turn for value. He may valuebet and bluff with worse hands, but if you start c/c KJ then it is hard to balance out your c-bet range. Imo only reason to c/c him down, is if you afraid he would raise flop which put you very difficult situation.

      best regards,