[NL20-NL50] NL25 99 blindbattle paired flop

    • awishformore
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 922
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      $0.1/$0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 9, 9.
      6 folds, Hero raises to $1, BB calls $0.75.

      Flop: ($2.00) J, T, T (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $0.95, Hero calls $0.95.

      Turn: ($3.90) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $2.10, Hero calls $2.10.

      River: ($8.10) 3 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB bets $4.50, Hero calls $4.50.

      Final Pot: $17.10.

      History is I raised first-in from SB vs BB against the same player already 2 times before (with legit hands though), so I put him on a looser range. I know my play is quite unorthodox, but on paired boards, opponents really love to move on this limit on PartyPoker, especially with the history I just mentioned. That's why I decided to play this situation as way ahead / way behind spot right from the flop and check/call all three streets.

      On the flop, I put him on anything from complete air over any pocket pair to a J or a T - I see myself ahead a lot more often than behind. On the turn, his range is quite polarized between a J/T and air as I think he would check anything else to see a cheap showdown. As he bets on the river again, it's either a T or air, as he would check a J behind imo. Both turn and river were blanks, so I still think I'm ahead more often than behind and have to call.

      Is this too sick? ;)
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