Basic Odds and Probabilities Poker Strategy

By Alton Hardin

Introduction to Odds and Probabilities Poker Strategy

There are numerous odds and probabilities to learn in the game of Texas Holdem, which are essential poker strategy to understand. Below are some basic and essential preflop and flop odds and probabilities to learn.

Preflop Odds

HandProbability
Two Suited Cards3.25:1 (24%)
Any Pair16:1 (6%)
Pocket Aces or Pocket Kings109.5:1 (0.9%)
Ace King Offsuit109.5:1 (0.9%)
Pocket Aces220:1 (0.45%)
Ace King Suited330.5:1 (0.3%)

Flop Odds

Pocket PairsProbability
Pocket Pair Flopping a Set8.28:1 (10.8%)
Pocket Pair Flopping a Full House135:1 (0.73%)
Pocket Pair Flopping Quads407.33:1 (0.25%)
2 Suited CardsProbability
2 Suited Cards Flopping a Flush Draw8:1 (11%)
2 Unsuited Cards Flopping a Flush Draw44:1 (2%)
2 Suited Cards Flopping a Flush118:1 (0.85%)
2 Non-Pair CardsProbability
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping One Pair2.5:1 (29%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Two Pair49:1 (2%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping a Straight76:1 (1.3%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Trips73:1 (1.3%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping a Full House1088:1 (0.9%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Quads9800:1 (0.01%)