March Madness is just hours away and while players and coaches carry out their final preparations before the chaos begins, fans across the nation have other worries.

The NCAA Tournament is the pinnacle of college basketball, a time where players can make a name for themselves and go down in school history.

But it is also a time for fans to make some money, with betting an increasingly integral part of the March Madness experience.

So with that in mind, here are five tips that could leave you with a smile on your face even if your team is out before the sweet 16.

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