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[NL5] When to squeeze?

    • CucumbaMan
      Joined: 13.10.2017 Posts: 254
      Known Players:
      MP2: $5,09 - 102 bb
      MP3: $6,45 - 129 bb
      CO: $4,98 - 100 bb
      BU: $5,62 - 112 bb
      SB: $5,00 - 100 bb
      BB: $9,64 - 193 bb

      0.02/0.05 No Limit Hold'em (6 Handed)
      Hand recorder for this hand: SideKick 2.1.30121.1

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A:club: , 4:club:
      SB posts small blind ($0,02), BB posts big blind ($0,05), MP2 folds, MP3 raises for $0,15, CO calls, Hero 3-bets $0,67, 2 folds, MP3 calls, CO folds

      Flop: ($1,56 - 31.20 bb) J:diamond: , 8:spade: , 7:club: (2 Players)
      MP3 bets $0,75, Hero calls

      Turn: ($3,06 - 61.20 bb) 9:heart: (2 Players)
      MP3 bets $1,45, Hero folds, MP3 gets uncalled back ($1,45)

      Is it a good spot to squeeze preflop?
      Do we have to fold this on the flop?
  • 3 replies
    • LacsapR
      Joined: 14.07.2011 Posts: 225
      Vs unknown I'd not squeeze here but I think it's not too bad to do so. By the donk bet otf I'd already fold. You basiclyhave nothing except the backdoor FD and even an ace won't help always here. And of course fold ott as played
    • la55i
      Joined: 27.01.2013 Posts: 8,216
      Pre both squeeze and call are ok imo. OTF I think you can fold. Another option might be to bluff raise if we think villain usually donks weak stuff. In single raised pots they do that but in a suqeezed pot I'm not that sure.
    • nitrol
      Joined: 24.07.2010 Posts: 12,069
      Either call or squeeze are possible here with your hand. It is of personal choice and type of villains. You should check what type of villains are still to act. If they are active ones, you better squeeze. If they are passive and noone will squeeze from behind - you can just call and see a flop.
      I think that the call on flop is not that bad. We can improve on later streets.