Detroit skated to a 3-2 victory over St. Louis on Tuesday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk, and Niklas Kronwall in the victory. Lidstrom opened the scoring at 18:57 of the second period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 29-save effort for the Red Wings.
St. Louis got goals from Alex Steen and Matt D'Agostini in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
St. Louis got a 29-stop effort from Brian Elliott in the loss.
Detroit scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot St. Louis 32-31 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Nashville.