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[NL2-NL10] Nl10 Tj

    • MarliesB
      Joined: 13.04.2013 Posts: 685

      MP is a limping fish and UTG is a limper aswell. I think I can raise this for small value since they're so easy to play against postflop and i'm in position. On the flop I raise to protect my 2pair and I want to check the strength of their hands. When I played this hand, I folded because I thought I didn't have equity. But can somebody verify this?

      I had to call 42BB
      The pot is already 176,5BB, so I get odds of 4,2:1

      To get my full house, I can hit 2 tens, 2 jacks, 3 nines or 7 outs. If I neglect the money he has left over and bets on the turn, I have equity from flop through river or 7*4 = 28% or about 3,57:1

      So according to this, I can call?
      But there's also the possibility that he has a set and can get a better full house than me. What do I do?

      PokerStars - €0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: 216.3 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: -, Hands: 2)
      UTG: 96.7 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: -, Hands: 2)
      MP: 80.5 BB (VPIP: 96.72, PFR: 9.84, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 65)
      CO: 150.9 BB (VPIP: 10.00, PFR: 10.00, 3Bet Preflop: 33.33, Hands: 10)
      Hero (BTN): 118.8 BB
      SB: 100 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 1)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has T:heart: J:diamond:

      UTG calls 1 BB, MP calls 1 BB, fold, Hero raises to 5 BB, fold, BB calls 4 BB, UTG calls 4 BB, MP calls 4 BB

      Flop: (20.5 BB, 4 players) J:club: T:spade: 9:club:
      BB checks, UTG checks, MP bets 8 BB, Hero raises to 24 BB, fold, UTG raises to 66 BB, MP calls 58 BB, fold

      Turn: (176.5 BB, 2 players) K:spade:
      UTG bets 25.7 BB and is all-in, MP calls 9.5 BB and is all-in

      River: (195.5 BB, 2 players) A:club:

      UTG shows K:club: Q:club: (Flush, Ace High) (Pre 72%, Flop 95%, Turn 60%)
      MP shows Q:diamond: 5:diamond: (Straight, Ace High) (Pre 28%, Flop 5%, Turn 40%)
      UTG wins 186.7 BB
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey MarliesB,

      You don't have value preflop. JTo is not a value hand. However isolating is still fine since you expect to have a postflop edge and sometimes preflop fold equity.

      Flop raise is fine. Small sizing is fine. Even 20bb is fine. After UTG check/3bets the relative strength of your hand is pretty bad and folding is totally fine. You will be up against sets and made straights a ton.