Rugby League World Cup matchup between Australia and Lebanon: schedule, viewing options, lineups, prices, and odds

In the opening matchup of the Rugby League World Cup quarterfinals

Australia will face Lebanon, with the tournament favourites hoping to keep up their recent good form.

The defending champions finished with a points differential of +178 after sweeping Scotland and Italy.

They also won all three of their Group B games.

On the other side, Lebanon triumphed in two of their three games, narrowly losing to New Zealand

And finished with a points differential of +58 after crushing Jamaica in their last encounter.

The first of four quarterfinal games will be broadcast live from Huddersfield's John Smith's Stadium.

On November 4, the match between Australia

And Lebanon will start at 7.30 p.m. local time, which is 6.30 a.m. AEDT on Saturday