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%) |