This is a discussion on What do these stats say about me? within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; I've never paid much attention to Went to Showdown (WTSD) or Won Showdown(WSD), so I'm not sure what to make of these stats.
These stats are
I've never paid much attention to Went to Showdown (WTSD) or Won Showdown(WSD), so I'm not sure what to make of these stats.
These stats are for micro SNGs on ACR, mainly 9-handed regular speed, over 40k hands:
Total AFq: 40%
Any thoughts on what range of values is normal for winning SNG players?
The WTSD "feels" high to me, but I really don't know if it is.
I'm obviously on the tight side, so is it normal that I'd get to a lot of showdowns, because I'm starting with a lot of good hands?
I'm somewhat passive post-flop, so do I get to a lot of showdowns because I am not forcing my opponents to fold?
Does it mean I'm calling too much post-flop, and getting to a lot of showdowns when I should be folding?
Since I'm winning most showdowns, should I be concerned at all about this number being high?
11th October 2017, 1:47 PM
Online Poker at: betonline
Well I'd say that you're tight player (but not so much that you're only playing top hands) but you're passive rather than aggressive after the flop which like you said explains the reason you're getting to so many showdowns and also the reason you're only winning half of them. The problem with being passive like this is that the v is getting to see more cards and make better hands possibly than you have, even a hand like AA can be beat by a straight or flush that the v can see cheaply. Start playing more aggressive post flop and will have two big impacts on these stats. First the went to showdown will go down, being aggressive makes more people fold preflop (and you should be folding if you think you're beat against an opponents aggression) and will win chips without getting to the showdown. Secondly, you're won showdown will go up a lot because presumebly if you're playing aggressive with monster hands (straights, flushes, full houses) and the v donk calls you to the showdown you know most times without a doubt you'll win. Just try to get a bit more aggressive and you'll really see some improvements in you're game and stats, but also try not to chance your game to much to make stats chance if that makes sense.
11th October 2017, 4:54 PM
Poker at: PokerStars
Game: holdem, sng,
re: Poker & What do these stats say about me?
A couple of things jump out at me, it looks like you are a bit loose(assuming the stats are 9 handed non turbo), but you have a nice narrow gap between vpip and pft which is good. Your aggression frequency looks like you may be a bit too honest(ie you can probably stab at more hands when you miss), but if you play a bit tighter your aggression frequency will go up. Also if you tighten up a bit your went to showdown should go up as well as win at show down.
11th October 2017, 8:33 PM
Online Poker at: Ignition
Thanks to both of you for your thoughtful responses.
I agree with you both regarding the Total AFq. As I said above, I know this is on the passive side of the spectrum for this VPIP/PFR. I have been working on this part of my game.
It's interesting to hear the idea that I am loose pre-flop for this format. Tight is definitely right in this game, and I would not be surprised if I was considered loose at higher buy-ins.
At these micro stakes, I am tighter than the average player. I think if I was any tighter I would be missing opportunities to take advantage of players who are playing too wide a range.
I'm still curious about what would be considered a "good" WTSD and WSD for these SNGs.