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[NL2-NL10] TT overpair went wrong

    • cozacu
      Joined: 14.02.2010 Posts: 1,379
      $0.10/$0.20 No Limit Holdem
      5 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG ($34.26) 171bb
      CO ($19.64) 98bb
      BTN ($20.20) 101bb
      cozacu (SB) ($20) 100bb
      BB ($4) 20bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.30, 5 players) cozacu is SB 10:spade: 10:diamond:
      UTG raises to $0.60, 2 folds, cozacu calls $0.50, BB calls $0.40

      Flop: 5:diamond: 5:heart: 8:club: ($1.50, 3 players)
      cozacu bets $1.30, BB folds, UTG raises to $3.50, cozacu calls $2.20

      Turn: 3:heart: ($7.20, 2 players)
      cozacu bets $5, UTG calls $5

      River: 7:spade: ($17.20, 2 players)
      cozacu checks, UTG bets $10.80, cozacu folds

      Final Pot: $28

      UTG wins $28.66 (net +$8.76)

      cozacu lost $7.70
      BB lost $0.40

      Villain 20/17 af 1.5 cbet 55 ftcbet 79 6.5 3b 1.2k hands

      There is a bit of history with this reg, I haven't see him raise too much on flop but he plays vs me often post flop.

      PF = ok

      Flop= I lead out, and I`m calling the short stack(fish)`s shove
      ... when Villain raise`s here, all I`m thinking is that he is not representing anything but a preflop monster QQ-AA or A5, maybe 67s so I call thinking he`s trying some shananigans.

      Turn = I lead out on flop , and I think I`m mostly good here on turn, with the bet I`m putting his hand to the test, if he re`raise with some picture cards I`m expecting him to give up at this point.

      River = check/fold it's the only remaining way to go. I`m quite sure I`m behind after he called the turn bet.

      What do you think?

      Should I simply bet/fold flop without going into such a messy spot?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Preflop: Guess calling is standard - We don't mind having BB push anyway.

      Flop: If the BB was a huge fish with a deep stack then I'll much prefer leading for value. Since he's short I think checking is better.

      Your bet size is also way too large and vs the Flop raise it's uncertain whether UTG is raising too much air here. I guess calling once vs he raise and deciding on Turn can't be too bad.

      Turn: Your hand is a bluff catcher on the Turn still, so I don't think you should ever be leading.

      Upon looking at these two hands, I think you have 2 leaks you need to fix.
      1. Betting and raising when you are not supposed to - Review reasons for betting and raising vs calling and checking
      2. Try not to overplay weak made hands - Kind of linked to the first point.