Tampa Bay skated to a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Saturday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Ryan Malone, Teddy Purcell, and Steven Stamkos each scored for the Lightning in the victory. Malone opened the scoring for Tampa Bay, finding the back of the net at 10:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Matthew Carle and Nate Thompson.
Ben Bishop turned in a 25-save effort for the Lightning.
Henrik Zetterberg (2) scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.
Detroit got a 31-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Red Wings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 34-27.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Red Wings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.