[NL2-NL10] NL5 FR QTs river spot - bluffcatch

    • Dawidas888
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Known Players:
      UTG3: $4.03 - 81 bb
      MP1: $8.75 - 175 bb
      MP2: $8.25 - 165 bb
      MP3: $12.73 - 255 bb
      CO: $12.55 - 251 bb
      BU: $6.20 - 124 bb
      SB: $2.45 - 49 bb
      BB: $7.80 - 156 bb

      0.02/0.05 No Limit Hold'em (8 Handed)
      Hand recorder for this hand: PokerStrategy.com SideKick 1.1.508.2

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q:heart: , T:heart:
      SB posts small blind ($0.02), BB posts big blind ($0.05), 3 folds, MP3 raises for $0.10, Hero calls, 3 folds

      Flop: ($0.27 - 5.40 bb) J:heart: , J:diamond: , T:club: (2 Players)
      MP3 bets $0.10, Hero calls

      Turn: ($0.47 - 9.40 bb) 7:diamond: (2 Players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $0.30, MP3 calls

      River: ($1.07 - 21.40 bb) 6:heart: (2 Players)
      MP3 bets $1, Hero folds, MP3 gets uncalled back ($1)


      MP3 was 43/27/14 over 51.

      Players behind weren't squeezers so I decided to call to play the fish IP.
      3bet would be a bluff and I don't bluff loose players anymore. I would have considered this had any of the players behind me were capable to make light squeezes.

      Easy call. No point in raising or folding.

      I'm betting for value (weaker Tx / lower PPs) / protection.

      Don't have the odds to call it as he virtually never bluffs here.
  • 3 replies
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,694

      Turn: I think this might be a little too thin. AT/KT would be more of a bet. Don't forget that villain could very often take a c/c line with QQ+. You'll need him to c/c with KQ/AK/AQ a fair amount of the time to have value here.

      River: Villain's line is so strange - If QT is strong enough to valuebet Turn i don't think you can fold River.

    • Dawidas888
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Hi Galvin

      Thanks for all the evaluations!

      I agree that turn bet is very thin if not bad. When I thought about hands I could get value from I forgot to include all the value hands that are out there :f_biggrin: That's a nice thing to have in mind next time I value bet.

      After checking on the turn we are calling the river bet, right? Or folding is a better option given that it's unlikely he would check turn and bluff river?

      I figured he was trying to get my float on the turn and then bets for value again on the river. Though he may not be thinking so much.

      Thanks again!
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,694
      yep i think if you check the turn you cannot fold the River unless there's a 4-straight or something.