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[NL20-NL50] 3B OOP with 88

    • Dublimax
      Joined: 22.11.2008 Posts: 2,233
      iPoker - $0.50 NL - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      BB: $41.30
      UTG: $52.59 VP:22/PR:15/AFq:59 over 2600 hands
      MP: $25.00
      CO: $22.98
      BTN: $48.37
      Hero (SB): $70.58

      Hero posts SB $0.25, BB posts BB $0.50

      Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero has 8:club: 8:heart:

      UTG raises to $1.75, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $5.50, fold, UTG calls $3.75

      Flop: ($11.50, 2 players) 5:diamond: 6:spade: 2:club:
      Hero checks, UTG bets $7.00, Hero raises to $18.00, UTG raises to $47.09, Hero calls $29.09

      Turn: ($105.68, 2 players) 6:club:

      River: ($105.68, 2 players) T:club:

      Should I 3B OOP with 88 or just play for set value?
      What should I do on this flop having 3B? Is CBet mandatory here on a low board?
      Once I C/R is it an easy fold after he reraised?

      I didnt see when I was playing but his fold to 3B is 83% (75/90). Would this stat have changed anything the way we should have played post flop?
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I wouldn´t 3-bet UTG open, since very often you´re isolating yourself against better hands.
      I think b/f or maybe bet/shove is better option than c/r and then you have to play for stacks
      Just your hand isn´t strong enough to beat likely TT+/AJ+/KQ, some suited connectors range if you c/r and get showed, but at the same time you can´t really fold, since he can sometimes have 78s or shoving himself value 77
      So I´d prefer keeping aggression and now if he raises can decide if I want to shove depends how much I´d expect him to bluff that board
      Fold to 3b % is not that important here.