Ryan O'Reilly scored a pair of goals against the Red Wings as Colorado handed Detroit a 4-2 defeat on Sunday at Pepsi Center.
The Avalanche were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Colorado got goals from Ryan O'Reilly (2), Paul Stastny, and T.J. Galiardi in the victory. O'Reilly opened the scoring at 0:26 of the second period.
Semyon Varlamov turned in a 27-save effort for the Avalanche.
Detroit got goals from Danny Cleary and Johan Franzen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Detroit got a 31-stop effort from Ty Conklin in the loss.
On the power play, Colorado went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Detroit 35-29 in the game.
Next game, Colorado takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face St. Louis.