Basic Poker Odds
posted in Poker Strategy, Poker Tools on 1 January 2010 by

Here we will present some basic scenarios so you can see what your poker odds are of getting dealt certain cards or making certain hands.

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, a great poker odds calculator that can provide you on the fly odds while playing online. The software provides a table overlay so you can see the numbers on your poker table as you play! For more examples of hand odds, see our Poker Hands Odds page.

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Pocket Pairs and Over Cards Chart


Pot Odds and Outs Chart


Common Flop Odds


Expected Value Hand Charts – 2 Players


Expected Value Hand Charts – 6 Players


Expected Value Hand Charts – 9 Players


Expected Value Hand Charts – Statistics

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Here are some common Texas Holdem poker probabilities of various scenarios, so you can understand your chances when trying to make a winning hand. The card pictures illustrate the hands and scenarios described.


Probability of Being Dealt:

A Pocket Pair:

Poker Odds - Pocket Pair Poker Odds - Pocket Pair

5.9%

Pocket Rockets:

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0.45%

Two Suited Cards:

Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards

23.5%

Two Connected Cards:

Poker Odds - Two Connected Cards Poker Odds - Two Connected Cards

15.7%




Probability of Flopping:

A Flush When Holding 2 Suited Cards:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards

Flopping:

Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards

0.84%

A Flush Draw When Holding 2 Suited Cards:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards

Flopping:

Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards Poker Odds - Two Suited Cards

11%

Trips or Quads When Holding a Pair:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Trips Poker Odds - Trips

Flopping:

Poker Odds - Trips Poker Odds - Trips Poker Odds - Trips

11.8%

A Pair, 2 Pair, Trips, or Quads When Holding Two Unpaired Cards:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Pair Poker Odds - Pair

Flopping:

Poker Odds - Pair Poker Odds - Pair Poker Odds - Pair

32.4%



After the flop, the decisions in Texas Holdem get a bit tougher. Understanding pot odds will help determine your best action from here. Check out our
Texas Hold’em Pot Odds article to learn more about pot odds, what pot odds are, calculating your pot odds, implied odds, etc. You can also view our Texas Hold’em Pot Odds Chart here.

Probability of Hitting:

An Inside Straight Draw on the Turn or River:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Inside Straight Draw Poker Odds - Inside Straight Draw

Flop:

Poker Odds - Inside Straight Draw Poker Odds - Inside Straight Draw Poker Odds - Inside Straight Draw

16.5%

An Open-Ended Straight Draw on the Turn or River:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Open-Ended Straight Draw Poker Odds - Open-Ended Straight Draw


Flop:

Poker Odds - Open-Ended Straight Draw Poker Odds - Open-Ended Straight Draw Poker Odds - Open-Ended Straight Draw

31.5%

A Flush Draw on the Turn or River:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Flush Draw Poker Odds - Flush Draw


Flop:

Poker Odds - Flush Draw Poker Odds - Flush Draw Poker Odds - Flush Draw

35%

A Flush Draw or Open-Ended Straight Draw on the Turn or River:

Hole Cards:

Poker Odds - Straight Flush Draw Poker Odds - Straight Flush Draw


Flop:

Poker Odds - Straight Flush Draw Poker Odds - Straight Flush Draw Poker Odds - Straight Flush Draw

54.1%



Here are some common Texas Holdem poker hand match-ups, so you can see your approximate chances of winning.



Higher Pocket Pair vs Lower Pocket Pair



Poker Odds - Higher Pocket Pair vs Lower Pocket Pair Poker Odds - Higher Pocket Pair vs Lower Pocket Pair
81.5%

Poker Odds - Higher Pocket Pair vs Lower Pocket Pair Poker Odds - Higher Pocket Pair vs Lower Pocket Pair
18.5%



Over-Cards vs Lower Pocket Pair



Poker Odds - Over-Cards vs Lower Pocket Pair Poker Odds - Over-Cards vs Lower Pocket Pair

46%

Poker Odds - Over-Cards vs Lower Pocket Pair Poker Odds - Over-Cards vs Lower Pocket Pair
54%



Dominated Hand



Poker Odds - Dominated Hand Poker Odds - Dominated Hand
75%

Poker Odds - Dominated Hand Poker Odds - Dominated Hand

25%



Severely Dominated Hand



Poker Odds - Severely Dominated Hand Poker Odds - Severely Dominated Hand
92.6%

Poker Odds - Severely Dominated Hand Poker Odds - Severely Dominated Hand
7.4%



Two Unsuited Overcards vs Two Unsuited Undercards


Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards
63%

Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards
37%



Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards
67%

Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards Poker Odds - Two Unsuited Undercards vs Two Unsuited Overcards

33%

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