Detroit cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 8-2 win over the Kings at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Drew Miller (2), Cory Emmerton (2), Brad Stuart, Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg, and Niklas Kronwall in the victory. Miller opened the scoring at 1:45 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 27-save effort for the Red Wings.
Jarret Stoll and Davis Drewiske scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Los Angeles got a 15-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-3, while the Kings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Detroit 29-27 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Toronto.