For the past few months, I have been working on a reporting tool for Hold'em Manager that I am calling Hold'em Analytics. Thanks very much to jimmyfloyd for his input along the way.
As a struggling micro NLHE player, my motivation for building the tool is to get better insight into my opponent's hand ranges. DC videos are full of insights, but I'm an engineer, so I like data :-). Using the data in your Hold'em Manager database, Hold'em Analytics generates several types of graphs showing the hand ranges you will face in different situations.
These graphs will help you answer questions like:
- Does an individual player have exploitable betting tendancies?
- Is the Baluga Theorem true?
- What range of hands does a LAG player call with on the flop, turn or river?
- What hands will players shove preflop, or postflop with?
- What proportion of Nits, TAGs, LAGs, etc. play at my site and my stakes?
- What is a good board to C-bet? How much does fold equity change from dry flop to an action flop?
Hand ranges are obviously biased to those that went to showdown, but the insights should be useful nonetheless.
There are some screen shots available at: http://www.holdemanalytics.com.
Each page in the application offers a flexible set of filters, including player stats, so you can answer more specific questions.
Left-clicking on most histogram data points lets you view or export hands for further analysis.
I put together a quick web site, where you can download and install from: http://www.holdemanalytics.com.
Details and disclaimers:
Hold'em Analytics is beta software. It works great on my Hold'em Manager database of a few hundred thousand 6-max NLHE hands. There are still bugs, but I am releasing it because I feel it is useful as-is, and I would like to get feedback on how it can be improved.
This tool only reads from your Hold'em Manager database. It will never, ever, write to it.
I have tested with Hold'em Manager 1.0.7 and 1.0.8.
The setup program uses Microsoft ClickOnce technology. This means you need to click the Install link (http://www.holdemanalytics.com/clickonce/publish.htm) using Internet Explorer (or FireFox 3 if you have .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 installed). Each time you run Hold'em Analytics, it will check for an updated version.
The database queries can be time consuming. If you have 100's of thousands or millions of hands in your Hold'em Manager database, start by setting stakes and date ranges. You can widen the date ranges as you get a feel for query times.
I hope you find this tool useful. If you have problems getting it running, please PM me. I look forward to your questions and feedback...