What is Board Coverage in Poker?

Board coverage refers to how well a player’s range of hands connects to the all possible flops, turns, and rivers.

For example, if you raise with a range containing only high pairs and high-card hands (AA, AK, KT, QJ, etc.), your range has bad board coverage because most of your hands will miss on low and medium flops (such as 8-7-6 or 6-4-2).

On the other hand, if you raise with a range containing the hands above plus suited connectors and low pairs (55, 7 6, A♠ 2♠, etc.), your range has better board coverage because at least some of your hands will hit every type of flop.

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