This is a very important lesson. We will discuss SPR Poker Math. But fear not! James “splitsuit” Sweeney will guide you through.
Hello, and welcome to today’s Quick Plays video on using SPR poker math. SPR is a powerful concept that was first introduced in the twoplustwo book “Professional No-Limit Hold’em: Volume 1” by Matt Flynn, Sunny Mehta, and Ed Miller, In this video you’ll learn what SPR is, how it’s useful, and ways to choose better lines.
SPR is an acronym for Stack to Pot Ratio. We use SPR as a preflop and flop metric for how automatically committed we are to a pot. To figure out the SPR we can use this very simple formula of:
SPR = Effective Stack Size / Pot Size
And remember that the effective stack size is the smallest of the stack sizes involved in a hand…
Having said that let’s see and hear how James “splitsuit” Sweeney explains stack to pot ratio (SPR).