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

Hand Probability
Two Suited Cards 3.25:1 (24%)
Any Pair 16:1 (6%)
Pocket Aces or Pocket Kings 109.5:1 (0.9%)
Ace King Offsuit 109.5:1 (0.9%)
Pocket Aces 220:1 (0.45%)
Ace King Suited 330.5:1 (0.3%)

Flop Odds

Pocket Pairs Probability
Pocket Pair Flopping a Set 8.28:1 (10.8%)
Pocket Pair Flopping a Full House 135:1 (0.73%)
Pocket Pair Flopping Quads 407.33:1 (0.25%)
2 Suited Cards Probability
2 Suited Cards Flopping a Flush Draw 8:1 (11%)
2 Unsuited Cards Flopping a Flush Draw 44:1 (2%)
2 Suited Cards Flopping a Flush 118:1 (0.85%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Probability
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping One Pair 2.5:1 (29%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Two Pair 49:1 (2%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping a Straight 76:1 (1.3%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Trips 73:1 (1.3%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping a Full House 1088:1 (0.9%)
2 Non-Pair Cards Flopping Quads 9800:1 (0.01%)