Question for lowstakes cash game players
What do you guys think about floating flops in 3 handed pots with nothing but a gutshot?
Obv. I'll float just about anything (including a gutshot) if i'm heads up post flop with someone who isn't very sharp, but floating 3 handed changes the dynamic a bit.
consider these variables
-you aren't getting immediate calling odds
-your facing a C-bet and a call (so your way behind)
-your stacks are deep
I like to peel off another card in these spots because I think when you do connect the payoff is tremendous, it seems that these hands are the most disguised. I'm starting to think I've just been luckboxing lately however so I want some outside opinions.
It only really works if you can get your opponent to really commit when you hit, against a good player who can sense your hand its much harder to show a positive expected value
I think on paper you would have to be like 120+ bb's deep because if you do float the flop your never seeing a river
like most things, I think this move is going to be more +ev with a deeper stack in position.
I think this type of move is most effective at the 1/2 2/5 levels where somebody could realistically stack off with an overpair to the board