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Predators Fall 2-1 Against Detroit - Game Recap

The Red Wings earned a 2-1 victory over the Predators on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Detroit got goals from Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring at 12:44 of the first period.

Joey MacDonald turned in a 20-save effort for the Red Wings.

Nashville got a goal from Nick Spaling in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Pekka Rinne stopped 29 of 31 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Detroit scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 31-21.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Dallas.