[NL2-NL10] 3-bet with JTs

    • Gugi19
      Joined: 08.01.2010 Posts: 325
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      BB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BB with T, J.
      3 folds, BU raises to $0.20, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.60, BU calls $0.40.

      Flop: ($1.25) 4, Q, 2 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.85, BU calls $0.85.

      Turn: ($2.95) A (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.95, BU raises to $4.50, Hero calls $2.55.

      River: ($11.95) A (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $4.11, Hero folds, BU gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $11.95.

      Was I wrong to 3-bet with JTs considering he min raise, and he had raised on BU almost every time? Was I wrong to fire second bullet on semi bluf and did I have enough implied pot odds to call on the turn?
  • 2 replies
    • DaPhunk
      Joined: 01.03.2008 Posts: 2,805
      3bet is not bad I guess but call is also possible with such a good playable hand.

      cbet is fine, Second Barrel can be fine on standard scarecard though I'm not toooo sure on that. Now, lets briefly look at the implieds for the turn call.

      Potsize on turn before calling raise = $9.4 To Call = $2.55 = aprox 3.7 to 1 pot odds

      As for implied,s Total you can win = 9.4+ 3.7 effective remaining = $13.

      13/2.55 = 5 to 1 pot odds

      So, If there are 10 live outs in the deck you can call turn.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Fine by me. If anything you might choose to bet overall smaller on flop/turn given that the board is dry. If you feel it decreases your fold equity too much to bet small, it's okay.

      Hope it helps.