Hockey bettors who backed the Predators on the moneyline Saturday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Nashville easily handled Colorado 6-1 at Pepsi Center.
The Predators were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Nashville got goals from David Legwand, Patric Hornqvist, Matt Halischuk, Brandon Yip, Roman Josi, and Craig Smith in the victory. Legwand opened the scoring at 3:39 of the first period.
Anders Lindback turned in a 34-save effort for the Predators.
Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 23 of 29 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-1, while the Avalanche were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 45-29.