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100nl - Playing quads - Tue Sep 09, 2014, 05:39 AM
birdayy's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179

Thought i'd post this out of interest.

Villain is a weaker player / likely recreational who's spewy and overall not very good.

Stats: VPIP: 40, PFR: 26, AF: 2.3, 3B: 10.5, flop cBet: 63

We make an easy defend and flop the nuts.

He cbets for a pot sizing (not very good but w/e) and I feel we have the best chance of making him spazz by x/raising small.

He makes a flop 3b and at this point I think it's pretty obvious he has nothing. Nearly all overpairs would just flat the flop raise and call down, so when he 3bets I feel that we need to give him a lot of rope on later streets.

The turn confirms my suspected read that he indeed has **** all, as this kind of player would very rarely x back overpairs.

I think the river is interesting. Obviously we could shove and try to cooler a random Ax or flush, but I feel that any hand we are getting called by would be betting themselves, or alternatively if it couldn't call, would turn it's hand into bluff.

Obviously we very happily x/rip once he bets, but what are your thoughts on my line here?
Tue Sep 09, 2014, 02:57 PM
dirt eh's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,274
I think the river check is good considering the FLOP and more importantly the TURN action. As played I would expect the villain to show up with AK+, possibly pocket aces, flushes and bluffs OTR.

Considering this villain is spewy, I think that we might be able to min "click it back" on the flop. Especially if this is a player that over values overpairs and TPTK types of hands.
Tue Sep 09, 2014, 11:55 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,476
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Hi birdayy,

I think the line is excellent as is the reasoning behind it. The only thing I would quibble with is this:

He makes a flop 3b and at this point I think it's pretty obvious he has nothing. Nearly all overpairs would just flat the flop raise and call down
Yes they should, but I don't think we should be so quick to discount a spewy-aggro rec player from losing his mind with 88 or something here. It's only a small quibble though as I see no good reason to alter from this line because of it.

Nh, wp imo

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Wed Sep 10, 2014, 03:26 AM
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Shouldn't we just be leading river though its pretty obvious we are strong with the board run out and the flop action, unless Birday raises some over pairs and then x/f the river which i doubt.

I like the line but it looks very transparent when you flat the flop 3b to me, it would be a very advanced play to flat a 3b OOP on flop with air and if you did you would have lead the river.

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