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[NL25] overpair and the villain raise..

    • fonfry
      fonfry
      Bronze
      Joined: 27.07.2010 Posts: 300
      I open in utg and MP call cold . The villain has a cold call of 8% in MP.
      The flop is 38T with 2 hearts and i decided to bet 2/3 pot and the villain raise...the first what do you do here? do you prefer to do check call in flop?do you prefer bet in flop?i decided to do a call because the villain did a minraise, so maybe the villain can have something like Tx ,draws,middle pairs,and sets ! so i did a call and the turn is an A that is a bad card for me but i have the J of hearts so what do you do here when the villain just put half pot??

      PokerStars - €0.25 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      SB: 102.04 BB (VPIP: 20.73, PFR: 14.99, 3Bet Preflop: 6.57, Hands: 729)
      BB: 197.92 BB (VPIP: 17.25, PFR: 14.08, 3Bet Preflop: 6.90, Hands: 293)
      Hero (UTG): 100.56 BB
      MP: 100 BB (VPIP: 20.77, PFR: 15.41, 3Bet Preflop: 7.39, Hands: 2,013)
      CO: 100 BB (VPIP: 23.12, PFR: 18.80, 3Bet Preflop: 5.89, Hands: 3,740)
      BTN: 111.64 BB (VPIP: 33.33, PFR: 24.69, 3Bet Preflop: 2.94, Hands: 87)

      SB posts SB 0.4 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.4 BB) Hero has J:club: J:heart:

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

      Flop: (7.4 BB, 2 players) 3:heart: 8:heart: T:spade:
      Hero bets 4.64 BB, MP raises to 9.28 BB, Hero calls 4.64 BB

      Turn: (25.96 BB, 2 players) A:heart:
      Hero checks, MP bets 12.24 BB, Hero ??
  • 2 replies
    • melting735
      melting735
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.05.2018 Posts: 78
      I would play the same way otf if I don't have specific history about his mini-raise.

      Turn was ugly, but Let's think in Villain's position. If you put him on that range and he did hold something that JJ beat, then what would be a good card for him to continue his aggression ott? I would say Ah is definitely one. I would probably call his 1/2 pot raise and see a river.
    • sirlax27
      sirlax27
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.05.2018 Posts: 9
      Villain what would he call with. Ax ranges, 88,TT or even T8s. May possibly try to bluff Q9 suited.
      Making the call I guess would depend on stack sizes and if you are willing to make that call. In my honest opinion JJ is tricky to play on that board.