I thought this hand was interesting because you don’t get in a ton of spots where you’re deciding to call a massive over bet w/ a weak made hand. Here’s the hand below, and watch the video for my thought process:

PokerStars – $2 NL (6 max) – Holdem – 6 players

CO: 540.8 BB (VPIP: 54.17, PFR: 34.72, 3Bet Preflop: 3.23, Hands: 74)
BTN: 103 BB (VPIP: 38.78, PFR: 20.41, 3Bet Preflop: 16.67, Hands: 50)
SB: 112.44 BB (VPIP: 25.79, PFR: 20.53, 3Bet Preflop: 3.85, Hands: 60)
BB: 115.52 BB (VPIP: 24.39, PFR: 14.63, 3Bet Preflop: 11.11, Hands: 41)
Hero (UTG): 175.32 BB
MP: 127.28 BB (VPIP: 31.51, PFR: 25.44, 3Bet Preflop: 6.94, Hands: 74)

SB posts SB 0.4 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.4 BB) Hero has 7 5

Hero raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, BTN calls 3 BB, fold, fold

Flop: (7.4 BB, 2 players) Q 8 8
Hero bets 4.68 BB, BTN calls 4.68 BB

Turn: (16.76 BB, 2 players) 5
Hero checks, BTN bets 8.36 BB, Hero calls 8.36 BB

River: (33.48 BB, 2 players) 7
Hero checks, BTN bets 86.96 BB and is all-in, Hero calls 86.96 BB

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