# What is bet size?

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Although fashions in bet sizing are always changing, and advanced players have different reasons for betting different sizes, the following are widely accepted definitions: Small bet: about half the pot. Medium sized bet: between half and three quarters of the pot. Large bet: more than three quarters of the pot.

## How do you determine your bet size?

Your default bet size should be three times the big blind: 3 x \$2 = \$6. If four people called the big blind (red frame and number), you could add another: 4 x \$2 = \$8. Your total bet would be \$6 for your base bet + \$8 for four limpers = \$14 total.

## What is a good 3 bet size?

How to size your 3-bets. As a general rule, you want to size your 3-bets roughly 2.5-3x the original open raise in position, and 3.5-4x the original open raise out of position.

## What does a +3 bet mean?

Commonly used to refer to an initial reraise before the flop. The term has its origins in fixed-limit games where an initial raise is worth two bets, then the reraise is equal to three and so on.

## How much should you bet on the flop?

How much should I bet? After the flop, the usual starting bet is two-thirds the size of the pot (the total that has already been bet). So if the pot stands at \$9, you should bet around \$6. If you want to re-raise, you should aim for two and a half times the previous player’s bet.

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## When should I increase my bet size?

When your win percentage isn’t meeting expectations – If you set your bet size based on an expected win percentage but you aren’t meeting that win percentage consistently then you need to change your bet size before you go broke.

## What does a minus 3 spread mean?

A -3 spread means that the favorite must win by more than a field goal to win the wager. … A spread of +3 means the team listed as the underdog must win the game or lose by fewer than three points to cash the bet. A three-point loss would be graded as a push by the sportsbook and the bet would be refunded.

## What is a 5 bet?

The term 5-bet refers to the third re-raise in a betting round, usually seen preflop. For example, suppose you raise to \$10 preflop with \$1/\$2 blinds. If a player re-raises, that’s a 3-bet. If you re-raise again, that’s a 4-bet. If a player re-raises again, that’s a 5-bet.

## What hand do you call 3 bets?

Another way to look at it: The best hands to three-bet light with are at the very top of your folding range. Say, for example, that a good player in the cut-off raises and the worst possible hand you could profitably call with is A9o. Your best possible three-bet light hand would then be A8o.

## What is 2.5 point spread?

When we have fractional point spread options like a 2.5-point spread, it means that the favorite team (-2.5) needs to win by more than 3 points to win the bet, and it means that the underdog can win or not lose the game by more than 2 points to win the bet.

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## How often should I 3 bet?

When should you 3-bet? It is easy to understand 3-betting for value. When playing solid, aggressive poker, a good rule is to always 3-bet your strongest hands. This allows you to play much larger pots with your strongest hands, and it balances your 3-bet range when you want to include bluffs and weaker hands.