2016 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (Game 1):Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto RaptorsMay 17, 2016 by Marc Jerbs

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers will host Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors. Game time is set 8:30PM ET at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Toronto Raptors barged into its first Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Miami Heat in Game 7 of their semifinals series. Raptors dynamic duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan finally found their groove in time to help Toronto booked its ticket against the Cleveland.

The defending Eastern Conference champions Cleveland Cavaliers has a 9-day rest after sweeping both Detroit and Atlanta. Cleveland has the home court advantage, well-rested players and vast playoff experience. The Cavaliers will have its version of Big 3 led by Lebron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Cleveland Cavaliers as a 10.5-point favorite to beat the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday night.