Yowamushi Pedal, Diamond no Ace Recommendations
Explores friendships, team work, hard work and dedication of each sports striving towards a common goal.
Difference being that Yowapeda is more character background-centric than Daiya.
Both are sports genre anime that don't rely on supernatural ability-like twists. They stress character development and aren't afraid to have the protagonist or protagonist's team lose in order to strengthen the plot.
Sports heavily dependent on strategy and trust in the ones on your team. Shows how your emotions can get the better of you if you don't keep yourself calm. A lot of simple mind games are played, meaning players try to read the other players actions before they do it. Because of this the games/races are very long analyzing every single play that makes a difference. Both anime are very technical
Both are sport anime and focus a lot on people's hardship to get into the main group.