Red Wings Down Nashville 4-1 - Match Report
Valtteri Filppula scored a pair of goals against the Predators as Detroit handed Nashville a 4-1 defeat on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Valtteri Filppula (2), Danny Cleary, and Henrik Zetterberg each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Filppula opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 13:23 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Todd Bertuzzi and Henrik Zetterberg.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 18-save effort for the Red Wings.
Jack Hillen scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Pekka Rinne stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Detroit scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 37-19.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Edmonton.