Better to induce bluff or better to shove and win small pot?
Recently, I've been faced with morons who kept sucking out constantly one after another. Lot of morons shove with gutshot draws and somehow hit it. Worse thing is, they believe that they made right plays. I'll lay out what happened. My roommate tells
me I'm just having bad run while his friends tell me to shove and don't even give villain a chance to shove and make them fold, take down small pot. Here are few ridiculous hands I've faced.
Assuming my opponent makes continuation bet like over 50% of the time in raised pot and their vpip, aggression is like 40-50% as well. I KNOW my opponent will bet out on the flop. So here's the case
I have QJs. I raised, villain calls. Flop comes out like Q 9 T. I intentionally check even though texture of the board is dangerous. Reason is because I induce a bluff. Pot size is like 500. Villain shoves all-in for 1500 of his chips. I instantly call. He rolls over K-5 offsuit. Turn comes up J. I lose.
Another case was i have pocket 5s. Flop comes out 5 A J. I intentionally check again. Pot size is like 500 like before. Opponent shoves all-in for 1500. I instant call. He rolls over KT. Catches Queen on the river.....
This might seem like egocentric view but I believe I made right plays and played perfectly but got unlucky. My roommate also thinks I made right plays and got unlucky and I'm just running bad. But what his friends say seem very ridiculous. His friends tell me I made a mistake and should've shoved on the flop and win 500 so they wont' be able to call and don't give them an option to have fold equity. I honestly do not agree with them and don't bother taking their advices because they suck at poker, I win more than them when we roll to casino together. But there are many cardschat members who have more experience than me in poker and I figured it's better to ask this forum. From this point, I will exclude my egocentric view of my inducing play being right and openly listen to real advices from experienced players. Better to induce a bluff or better to shove and take down a small pot when faced with a person who's most likely going to bet on or shove on the flop?