## Texas Holdem Straight Statistics

A straight is any 5 cards that are in order such as 2,3,4,5,6. The statistics were calculated with straights that use at least one of the hole cards. Gap simply refers to the number of cards between your hole cards, for example A4 has two cards between them 2 and 3 so A4 has a gap of two. Hole cards with a gap of 0 is refered to as connectors.

Holdem Straight Odds | |||||||
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0-Gap | 1-Gap | 2-Gap | 3-Gap | ||||

A2 | 2.558% | A3 | 2.956% | A4 | 3.355% | A5 | 3.754% |

23 | 4.717% | 24 | 5.115% | 25 | 5.514% | 26 | 3.754% |

34 | 6.876% | 35 | 7.274% | 36 | 5.514% | 37 | 4.153% |

45 | 9.035% | 46 | 7.274% | 47 | 5.913% | 48 | 4.551% |

56 | 9.035% | 57 | 7.673% | 58 | 6.312% | 59 | 4.950% |

67 | 9.035% | 68 | 7.673% | 69 | 6.312% | 6T | 4.998% |

78 | 9.035% | 79 | 7.673% | 7T | 6.360% | 7J | 4.600% |

89 | 9.035% | 8T | 7.721% | 8J | 5.961% | 8Q | 4.201% |

9T | 9.083% | 9J | 7.323% | 9Q | 5.562% | 9K | 3.802% |

TJ | 9.119% | TQ | 7.359% | TK | 5.599% | TA | 3.838% |

JQ | 6.960% | JK | 5.200% | JA | 3.440% | ||

QK | 4.801% | QA | 3.041% | ||||

KA | 2.642% |

The table below shows the rank of 0-3 gap hole cards with respect to the percentage of obtaining a straight while using at least one of the hole cards. It is worth it to mention that even though AK and A2 are 0-gap hole cards they have the worst percentages of obtaining a straight.

Best Hole Cards Ranked by Straight Probabilities | |||
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Rank | Hole Cards | % | Gap |

1 | TJ | 9.119% | 0 |

2 | 9T | 9.083% | 0 |

2 | 89 | 9.035% | 0 |

2 | 78 | 9.035% | 0 |

2 | 67 | 9.035% | 0 |

2 | 56 | 9.035% | 0 |

2 | 45 | 9.035% | 0 |

3 | 8T | 7.721% | 1 |

4 | 79 | 7.673% | 1 |

4 | 68 | 7.673% | 1 |

4 | 57 | 7.673% | 1 |

5 | TQ | 7.359% | 1 |

6 | 9J | 7.323% | 1 |

7 | 46 | 7.274% | 1 |

7 | 35 | 7.274% | 1 |

8 | JQ | 6.960% | 0 |

9 | 34 | 6.876% | 0 |

10 | 7T | 6.360% | 2 |

11 | 69 | 6.312% | 2 |

11 | 58 | 6.312% | 2 |

12 | 8J | 5.961% | 2 |

13 | 47 | 5.913% | 2 |

14 | TK | 5.599% | 2 |

15 | 9Q | 5.562% | 2 |

16 | 36 | 5.514% | 2 |

16 | 25 | 5.514% | 2 |

17 | JK | 5.200% | 1 |

18 | 24 | 5.115% | 1 |

19 | 6T | 4.998% | 3 |

20 | 59 | 4.950% | 3 |

21 | QK | 4.801% | 0 |

22 | 23 | 4.717% | 0 |

23 | 7J | 4.600% | 3 |

24 | 48 | 4.551% | 3 |

25 | 8Q | 4.201% | 3 |

26 | 37 | 4.153% | 3 |

27 | TA | 3.838% | 3 |

28 | 9K | 3.802% | 3 |

29 | 26 | 3.754% | 3 |

29 | A5 | 3.754% | 3 |

30 | JA | 3.44% | 2 |

31 | A4 | 3.355% | 2 |

32 | QA | 3.041% | 1 |

33 | A3 | 2.956% | 1 |

34 | KA | 2.642% | 0 |

35 | A2 | 2.558% | 0 |