The Blue Jackets came up short Thursday against the Predators, falling 6-5.
The Predators were a -160 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Nashville got goals from David Legwand, Mike Fisher, Martin Erat, Patric Hornqvist, Nick Spaling, and Roman Josi in the victory. Fisher opened the scoring at 12:29 of the first period.
Pekka Rinne stopped 26 of 31 Columbus shots in the victory.
Jeff Carter (3) and Ryan Johansen (2) scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Curtis Sanford stopped 32 of 38 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 2-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 4-for-6 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 38-31.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Chicago.