Detroit got a pair of goals from Henrik Zetterberg as the Red Wings skated to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit won as a -158 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg (2) and Valtteri Filppula in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring at 12:23 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 26-save effort for the Red Wings.
Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 32 of 35 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 35-28.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face New Jersey.