Oilers vs Predators Final: 5-1 - Recap
The battle between the Oilers and Predators didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nashville was handed a 5-1 defeat on Sunday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton won as a +108 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan Smyth, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, and Justin Schultz each scored for the Oilers in the victory. Schultz opened the scoring for Edmonton, finding the back of the net at 2:59 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jesse Joensuu and Ryan Smyth.
Ben Scrivens stopped 34 of 35 Nashville shots in the victory.
David Legwand scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Ben Scrivens.
Carter Hutton stopped 22 of 27 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 2-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 35-27.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.