Originally Posted by turbobrain
Anyone want to offer an analysis on these types of hands? I am playing in 1/2 NL cash games with decent players, some tight, some loose..overall no donkeys...just started playing with moderate success...BUT I get these hands a lot, suited or unsuited Ks,Qs,Js with mid cards: 4,5,6,7....thanks.
wow, I don't even know where to begin!!! First off you are asking about 2nl, there are no good 2nl players and that's where you are probably confused. The hands you are asking about are for advanced players playing in a lot higher stakes with other advanced players. I think you have been watching too much poker on TV and you have a misconception of the game. You are not good enough to know when to play these hands and against what type of players. I'm not talking down to you, I don't play these hands often at all nor do I play stakes where you can play these hands profitably. You are either going to win a small pot with these hands or wind up chasing a flush for incorrect odds with these hands and losing a big pot. In the long run at these stakes you are losing money playing these hands.
Get these hands out of your range, Hell if you aren't folding k2 suited, then what are you folding??? If you are an action player, play hands that can turn into big hands like suited connectors giving you straight and flush possibilities. K2 suited, what are you going to do with that? Hope you flop a flush or a flush draw? they are just hands that are going to cost you a lot of money to hit and when you do hit most opponents aren't stupid and they aren't going to pay you off. So chasing the flush has horrible implied odds, because your opponent knows you are chasing the flush. If he knows what he's doing, he's giving you the wrong odds to chase your flush, so when you actually hit your flush it's not going to pay for the times when you don't hit your flush. Does that make sense?
Get rid of the garbage hands at this level. Learn how to use your position to maximize profit. Learn what pot odds
and implied odds are and slowly build your game that way. The biggest leak players have at these levels is they play way to many hands!!! And just by your OP I can tell that you play way too many hands!!!