The battle between the Red Wings and Predators didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nashville was handed a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit won as a -123 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Daniel Cleary, Niklas Kronwall, Drew Miller, and Tomas Tatar each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Miller opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 5:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Niklas Kronwall and Patrick Eaves.
Jimmy Howard stopped 33 of 33 Nashville shots in the victory.
Nashville got a 23-stop effort from Pekka Rinne in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-2, while the Predators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 33-27.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Dallas.